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Oxford Dictionaries Word Of The Year 2015 – 😂

Each year, Oxford Dictionaries picks their Word of the Year, to showcase a word that has dramatically increased in usage over the year. In 2012, it was “Omnishambles“. 2013 was dedicated as the Year of the Selfie. Last year gave … Continue reading

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Oxford Dictionaries Word Of The Year 2014 – Vape

The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2014 is vape. An interesting choice, and almost certainly not as widely known or used as selfie (Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2013). However, they above infographic explains why vape was chosen, … Continue reading

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2013: The Year Of The Selfie

The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2013 is… Selfie. Yep, selfie. The above infographic gives information as to the evolution of the word selfie from a social media buzzword to mainstream shorthand for a self-portrait photograph.  “The decision was unanimous … Continue reading

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Omnishambles

The Oxford Dictionaries UK word of the year 2012 is the delightful “omnishambles“. “Coined by the writers of the satirical television programme The Thick Of It, an omnishambles is a situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, and is characterized by a string … Continue reading

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