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Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries #838643
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'Selfie' named Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries

Are you ready for your close up? "Selfie" has emerged as the word of 2013, according to Oxford Dictionaries.

The word beat other ubiquitous terms like "twerk" and "binge-watching" as well as the lesser known "showrooming" - a verb which means browsing brick and mortar stores in order to buy them cheaper online.

Self-taken snaps - or "selfie" - have littered social media sites over the last year, with stars like Rihanna and Beyonce allegedly having an "instassistant" to take and post flattering self-portraits online.

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'Selfie' named Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries

The word beat other ubiquitous terms like "twerk"...


Somebody made a very clever quip on 'Have I Got News For You' last night about Twerking Men's Clubs.

Could you imagine it?!! yipee


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