Oxford Dictionaries has declared 2015 the year of the “Face With Tears of Joy” emoji. It beat out competition like Dark Web, on fleek, lumbersexual, and the pronoun “they.”
Time to fire up Instagram and party like it's, um, 2013, because 'selfie' has been named the Oxford Dictionaries word of the year.
I think I'm going to puke a Tumblr's worth of emotions because GIF has been named the Oxford American Dictionary's 2012 word of the year. ZOMG!
After what must have been a passionate debate, the American Dialect Society has deemed "app" the 2010 Word of the Year, beating out Cookie Monster's "nom." It sounds like we need to get our consumption priorities straight.
Dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster announced yesterday that "w00t," the cyber-talk word for "yay," is word of the year. Apparently it reflects the future of language. Spelled with two zeros, w00t is the kind of coinage that Merriam-Webster president John Morse says he would expect from a generation raised on…
To be honest, I don't know which I'm more sick of hearing about, Podcasts or Bird Flu. But I guess the editors of the New Oxford American Dictionary didn't want to be alarmist this year and decided to go with "Podcast" as the Word of the Year. Along with Bird Flu, the other runner up was IED (improvised explosive…