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TODAY   |  August 28, 2013

Srsly? Twerking, selfies added to dictionary

The Oxford Dictionary has added “digital detox,” “selfie,” “twerk,” the text-speak abbreviation for the word seriously and more to its online edition.

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>> with it's updated list of words . selfie, a picture of yourself.

>> take a selfie. digital detox, that's something we all need to do from time to time. the online currency bitcoin. fomo. it is the fear of missing out. and srsly. better known as seriously. and thanks to miley cyrus one of the new words, twerking. which is defined as a dance to popular music involving hip movements and a low squatting stance. just for you there's a number of websites that give twerking instructionals.

>> okay.

>> he needs to be instructed.

>> i'm just proud of our control room that we ran the definition and not the video of her twerking.