Even the Oxford Dictionary cannot resist including amazeballs, selfie and YOLO
All through 2014’s nice dictionary refresh, one publication remained above consideration-grabbing fripperies like including YOLO, amazeballs and selfie to their lists. That is why we’re dissatisfied to report that even the commemorated Oxford Dictionary has now sunk right down to this degree. Oxford Dictionaries has introduced which you could now discover phrases like — audible sigh — aspect boob, baller, hate-watch, adorbs, amazeballs, mansplain, humblebrag, douchebaggery and clickbait to its on-line data. The august tome has additionally gone heavy on the acronyms, including YOLO, ICYMI and WDYT, the latter standing for “what do you assume?” We cannot ask all of you on the market what you assume, as a result of we’re pretty positive you will be a part of us and say SMH, FML.
Replace: We beforehand said that these phrases have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary. Nevertheless, that is a separate entity from Oxford Dictionaries, which is known as a “present utilization dictionary” somewhat than a “historic dictionary” just like the OED. The publish has been amended.
Oh, and nonetheless no love for Chumbumble? It is a farce, a farce I inform you.