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‘Twerk’ and ‘Selfie’ Among New Oxford Dictionary Words

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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25:  Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for MTV)

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 25: Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for MTV)

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LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — The Oxford Dictionary adds new words to its online database once per quarter, and the most recent crop brings just one term to mind. Seriously? Or should we say Srsly?

Just days after Miley Cyrus’s already infamous performance at the MTV VMAs, “twerk” is on the list, as are “selfie,” emoji, cakepop and buzzworthy.

To use a term from the August 2011 Oxford update — this calls for a facepalm.

To see the full list of newly added words, click here.

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