Sunday, September 1, 2013

'Twerking' and 'selfie' added to Oxford Dictionary

Twerking, the raunchy dance move performed by Miley Cyrus at the MTV VMAs is among the new words added to the Oxford Dictionary of English. Oxford Dictionaries Online said the word, borrowed from hip hop culture, had become increasingly visible in the past 12 
months. Other words such as omnishambles and selfie also made their debut in the dictionary's quarterly online update. BBC

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