As 21st-century culture and technology continue to evolve, so too must our language.
Photo by Erik Hess Thankfully, Miley Cyrus finally convinced the Oxford folks to define "twerking."
Whether you like it or not, all these hashtag buzzwords are part of the greater lexicon. Literally, "hashtag" was added to the dictionary.
But it's not just words like "selfie," "noob" or "friend zone." The musical terms making official Oxford and Merriam appearances are just as facepalm-worthy. (Add "facepalm" to the list too.) And while "EDM" isn't one of them, it can't be too far off.
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