Twerk, selfie & bitcoin added to Oxford Dictionary
If you think these words were just for teens sending texts to each other, think again.
Several digital words that have budged into our everyday lexicon have been added to the Oxford dictionary.
Well, not the printed dictionary yet…it’s not like they can just quickly print an updated version. But the Oxford University Press, which is behind the Oxford English Dictionary, is adding several new words to the online dictionary.
One of the words being added is something you’ve heard used a lot since Sunday, when Miley Cyrus stunned the world as she performed at the MTV Video Music Awards and twerked on stage. So, if you’re wondering what that is: