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Smoke Up, Johnny: The Oxford Dictionaries’ Word Of The Year Is… Vape

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Oxford Dictionaries has announced 2014's Word of the Year. I hope you're happy, society. You did this.

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Scrabble Is Holding A Contest To Let You Pick A New Word For Its Dictionary

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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.

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Shut It Down, Society: The Oxford Dictionaries’ Word Of The Year Is… Selfie

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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.

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107 Regional Slang Words

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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.

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11 Obsolete Words We Should Bring Back

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That shock you feel when you first plunge into cold water.

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79 Common Mispronunciations

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<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/john-green/?section=video">John Green</a> discusses 79 of the most commonly mispronounced words.

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38 Common Spelling and Grammar Errors

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<a href="http://clipnation.com/tag/john-green/">John Green</a> runs through some of the most common spelling and grammar errors.

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The Stories of 56 Acronyms and Initialisms

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<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.

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Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names

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The feeling that you haven't taken a complete poop.

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Harrison Says Words Backwards

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A young guy screwing around with his friends puts on an amazing display.

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‘Unfollow,’ ‘NSFW’ And ‘ZOMG’ Added To Oxford Dictionary

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<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.


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