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    Posted on Jun 1, 2017

    "Stan" Was Just Added To Oxford Dictionaries, Stans

    And they threw in hidden Mariah shade!

    Back in 2000, Eminem released "Stan" — a song written about an overly obsessive fan named Stan — and it was pure 🔥🔥🔥:

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    Over the decade and a half since the song dropped, "stan" slowly became a word fanbases used to describe their devotion to a public figure. For example, this would be considered a Britney stan:

    And now, it looks like "stan" isn't going to go ANYWHERE, as Oxford Dictionaries just added the word to its database:

    The entry properly sources Eminem as the origin of the word...

    ...and to top it all off, one of the example sentences shades Eminem's longtime enemy, Mariah Carey. DON'T THINK I WOULDN'T HAVE NOTICED.

    Stan, Oxford Dictionaries!

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