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People Are Calling Group Selfies "Ussies" Now

Welcome to hell.

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The Associated Press reports:

The word — sometimes spelled usie, sometimes ussie — has been showing up in written material since at least April 2013, according to Ben Zimmer, executive producer of Vocabulary.com and language columnist for The Wall Street Journal.

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Don't believe it's really a thing? Check out the USIE hashtag on Instagram.

Only trouble is, a lot of people seem to loathe the word with a passion.

Nein RT @lukelewis: NO RT @MiriamElder: No RT @sirajdatoo Nope @AP Group selfies get a name: Usie (prounounced uss-ee, like fussy)

Alberto Nardelli@AlbertoNardelli

Nein RT @lukelewis: NO RT @MiriamElder: No RT @sirajdatoo Nope @AP Group selfies get a name: Usie (prounounced uss-ee, like fussy)

4:55 PM - 30 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

There is a new name for a group selfie and OH GOD I'VE JUST THROWN UP MY LUNCH http://t.co/aF9NcK8SPL

Felicity Morse@FelicityMorse

There is a new name for a group selfie and OH GOD I'VE JUST THROWN UP MY LUNCH http://t.co/aF9NcK8SPL

4:56 PM - 30 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

BURN IT. BURN IT WITH FIRE AND SCATTER THE ASHES http://t.co/pTgCuEvPXe

erin mccann@mccanner

BURN IT. BURN IT WITH FIRE AND SCATTER THE ASHES http://t.co/pTgCuEvPXe

3:18 PM - 30 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

"What's the word for a group selfie?" he thought, moments before clouds blotted out the sun forever. "Usie, I guess?"

Chris Heller@c_heller

"What's the word for a group selfie?" he thought, moments before clouds blotted out the sun forever. "Usie, I guess?"

5:13 PM - 30 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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