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Oxford Dictionaries has announced 2014's Word of the Year. I hope you're happy, society. You did this.
Fans can nominate words to be considered for Scrabble's dictionary on Hasbro's Facebook page through March 28. Get your votes in for Kwyjibo.
The act of taking a picture of yourself for all the Internet to mock is now being celebrated, as 'selfie' has been named the 2013 Word of the Year.
John Green looks at 107 words specific to certain regions, such as Indiana's "pitch-in dinner," England's "loo," and Ireland's "to rabbit on.
That shock you feel when you first plunge into cold water.
<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/john-green/?section=video">John Green</a> discusses 79 of the most commonly mispronounced words.
<a href="http://clipnation.com/tag/john-green/">John Green</a> runs through some of the most common spelling and grammar errors.
<a href="http://clipnation.com/tag/john-green/">John Green</a> sorts through acronyms and initialisms you may not know the origins of, such as M&M's and BMW.
A young guy screwing around with his friends puts on an amazing display.
<a href="http://digitallife.today.com/_news/2011/06/03/6778320-nsfw-zomg-and-twittersphere-added-to-dictionary">Reports Today:</a> The Oxford Dictionaries Online, one of the authorities on the English language, has once again taken steps to acknowledge how our obsession with the Internet is gradually altering our vocabularies — by adding things such as "NSFW," "ZOMG," "newb," and "Twittersphere" to its virtual pages.