Oxford Dictionary adds 'selfie,' 'twerk' to dictionary

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August 28, 2013 2:12:33 PM PDT
The usually conservative Oxford English Dictionary has added a slew of new words to its online dictionary.

The usually conservative Oxford English Dictionary has added a slew of new words to its online dictionary.

  • Selfie: A self-portrait, usually taken with a smartphone
  • Twerk: To dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance
  • Babymoon: A relaxing or romantic holiday taken by parents-to-be before their baby is born
  • Digital Detox: A period of time during which a person refrains from using electronic devices such as smartphones or computers

See the full list of new words here: http://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2013/08/new-words-august-2013/


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