Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The ‘Lol’ Emoji is Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year

 

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Oxford Dictionary’s lexicographers study linguistic trends every year and announce a word annually. In the past words like ‘GIF’ (2012), ‘selfie’ (2013) and ‘vape’ (2014) have made it to the list.The close contenders this year were ‘dark web’, ‘refugee’, ‘they’ and ‘lumbersexual’, among others.

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