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The words 'on fleek'... they're creeping in...

I think I’ve been spending too much time on Instagram and Twitter following fashion and make up bloggers. I don’t know where the hell I picked these words up but they’re starting to creep their way into my vocab which isn’t ideal. 31 more words

New words - 29 June 2015

burger noun a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options

Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. 173 more words

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Arizona Gratitudes, Goodbyes, and Strange Huboobs...OUCH!

Change is coming.  I saw it in the clouds yesterday.  I felt it in my hurt foot just now.  The visit with Che’ in Arizona is coming to an end.   1,758 more words

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The Oxford English Dictionary Adds New Words Like Masshole And Fratty

The Oxford English Dictionary has announced its latest batch of new and revised words, and once again your annual game of Scrabble with Nana and PeePaw just got a little more exciting. 404 more words

Web Culture

New Words Added To The Oxford Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary announced Thursday that it has approved of more than 500 new entries, including fo’ shizzle, hot mess and twerk. Interestingly, researchers also discovered that the word “twerk”–described as dancing “in a sexually provocative manner, using thrusting movements of the bottom and hips while in a low, squatting stance”–is almost 200 years old and was first used as a noun to refer to a “twisting or jerking movement” back in 1820.  24 more words

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New Words 6/25/2015

Chapter Two of 5 Minds for the Future was informative as it was confused. It sent me to the dictionary more than once. Below are a few of the words that one might encounter in everyday life along with examples. 297 more words

Learning

'Masshole' Now Recognized By Oxford English Dictionary

BOSTON (CBS) — A derisive name for Bay Staters is now officially in the dictionary.

The Oxford English Dictionary has announced that ‘Masshole” is one of about 500 new words being added this year. 69 more words

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