Posts Tagged ‘wordoftheyear’

‘Selfie’ Crowned Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year 2013

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Well, this news will probably either make you shake your head or cringe, but there’s no avoiding it: Selfie has officially been named the Oxford Dictionaries’ “Word of the Year 2013″ thanks to the ridiculous surge in popularity the word has enjoyed over the past year. Read more…

‘GIF’ Named Word of the Year by Oxford American Dictionary

GIF images may not be as suitable as formats such as JPG and PNG for displaying photographs online, but the format can now boast of one thing its rivals can’t: Word of the Year honors. The Oxford American Dictionary announced today that ‘GIF’ has been selected as its Word of the Year 2012.
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