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Phablet, selfie, emoji (and twerking) now in Oxford Dictionaries

The Oxford Dictionaries are leaping into modernity faster than your eyes can see, your fingers can type your phone can grow and your bottom can wiggle.

By Aug. 27, 2013

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Smile for the dictionary: 'Selfie' is 2013 word of the year

The Oxford English Dictionaries observed a five-fold increase in the use of the word this year and awarded it an honored place in the current lexicon.

By Nov. 18, 2013

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Hashtag, twerking and selfie: Most annoying words of the year

Blame singer Miley Cyrus and President Obama for some of the vexing terms on the annual list from Lake Superior State University.

By Jan. 1, 2014

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Apple: The emoji character set needs more diversity

While you can find Santa Claus, a bloody syringe, and seven kinds of birds, you’d be hard-pressed to find many people emojis that aren’t Caucasian.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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Apple adds selfie section to iTunes App Store

New "Sharing Selfies" section caters to the broad needs of people who feel the urge take photos of themselves and share them with others.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Scrabble to get new official word: Twerk? Derp? Photobomb?

Selfie, noob, lifehack, or bromance could be a new word in Hasbro's official Scrabble Players Dictionary thanks to the Scrabble Word Showdown. May the best word win!

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Merriam-Webster's word of the year isn't selfie, it's science

Rating its 10 most-searched-for words, the online dictionary shows that people are interested in more than just buzz-worthy semantics.

By Dec. 3, 2013

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Browser plug-in figuratively kills the word 'literally'

It's the best plug-in ever created, and that's no hyperbole. OK, maybe a little.

By Apr. 22, 2014