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‘Butthurt,’ ‘Swatting,’ ‘Manspreading’ Added To Oxford Dictionary

About 1,000 new words have been added by Oxford Dictionaries, the more casual side of the venerable Oxford English Dictionary.

08/27/2015

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List: Ban ‘Bae,’ ‘Foodie,’ ‘Takeaway’ from Lexicon

Hey, bae: It’s time again for a curated list of words and phrases that those with a linguistic skill set wish they could hurl into the polar vortex.

12/31/2014

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‘Selfie,’ ‘Twerk’ Top School’s Annoying Word List

A Michigan university has issued its annual list of annoying words, and those flexible enough to take selfies of themselves twerking should take note.

12/31/2013

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

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?

08/28/2013

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Dadisms – The Things Fathers Come Up With When They Run Out of Words

Dads are known for saying some pretty memorable things and sometimes we often find ourselves repeating the same lines to our own kids or in our daily lives. Here’s a list of the more memorable things that only would come from dad, called simply dadisms.

06/01/2011