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Twerking, FOMO, Squee, And 11 Other Words The Oxford Dictionary Just Added

The Oxford Dictionary Online recently updated its catalog with these unfortunate additions.

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1. Twerking: dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance

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It is physically impossible for Miley Cyrus to go more than three minutes without twerking.

2. Phablet: a smartphone having a screen which is intermediate in size between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer

4. Selfie: a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media

7. Vom: be sick; vomit

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Had way too much nutella last night and now I want to vom.

10. FOMO: anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on a social media

Taking 'selfie' pics because I don't want to experience FOMO. -> #YThatWord" @boa_morte16. Looks like you

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@BlessLS

Taking 'selfie' pics because I don't want to experience FOMO. -> #YThatWord" @boa_morte16. Looks like you

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I was really sick but didn't want to miss the Guster concert because I had major FOMO.

12. Fauxhawk: a hairstyle in which a section of hair running from the front to the back of the head stands erect, intended to resemble a Mohican haircut (in which the sides of the head are shaved)

13. Girl crush: an intense and typically non-sexual liking or admiration felt by one woman or girl for another

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After seeing Mean Girls I have a total girl crush on Tina Fey.

14. Food baby: a protruding stomach caused by eating a large quantity of food and supposedly resembling that of a woman in the early stages of pregnancy

Grandma touching my food baby #FamilyMatters

John Anthony Raine

@jraine305

Grandma touching my food baby #FamilyMatters

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Grandma touching my food baby #FamilyMatters

John Anthony Raine

@jraine305

Grandma touching my food baby #FamilyMatters

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