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‘Selfie’ Beats ‘Twerk’ for Oxford’s Word of the Year

Eleven years after it was first used, the word “selfie” has been declared the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2013. Those of us who are resistant to seeing such words added to the dictionary, let alone being made Word of the Year, can at least be thankful that “twerk” didn’t win out. Oxford Dictionaries adds hundreds of new …

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Selfie: One of the New Words Added To Dictionary

You know those words that you are always saying and texting that are slang and not really words? Well, now thanks to the Oxford English Online Dictionary, (ODO) those slang phrases, like “phablet” and “srsly” are included in the official dictionary. The words have been added in an effort to keep up with the popular lingo. With the everyday changes …

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