‘Lolz! Oxford Dictionary Adds Ridic New Words’ Mashable’s Chris Taylor Reports

To keep one step ahead in the language of your teen have a look at Oxford Dictionary’s online dictionary!  Chris Taylor of the website, www.mashable.com writes the following, ‘Hey, tweeps. Done any photobombing lately? You know, while you lifecasted your date night with that ripped Wikipedian; he said he was an ethical hacker, but turned out to be a douche who just wanted to talk vajazzling. Totes ridic, right? Lolz.

If every word in the above paragraph makes sense, congratulations: You’re on the cutting edge of the English language, according to the Oxford Dictionaries Online.

This Internet-based sibling to the storied Oxford English Dictionary released its latest batch of new words Thursday, and it’s a doozy. In addition to the above, you can now officially use “dogfooding” (the act of testing your own software) and “inboxing” (sending any sort of private message) as verbs.’

Lolz! Oxford Dictionary Adds Ridic New Words

About Renata Rowe

Deputy Head of Campus/Head of Secondary, Ivanhoe Grammar School, Plenty Campus This blog is the School's way of helping our parents and teachers understand and experience the cyber world that their children live in. We post stories about the latest cyber safety issues, and the latest social mediums that their children and teens might be using. We believe that teaching children and teens to be good Digital Citizen from a young age will protect them and their reputations. Our parents have been delighted and have subscribed so that they can receive our updates - we post about once or twice a week. So subscribe - its easy to do, just enter your email address in the box in the top righthand corner of the home page and posts will automatically be delivered to you.
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2 Responses to ‘Lolz! Oxford Dictionary Adds Ridic New Words’ Mashable’s Chris Taylor Reports

  1. It was only a matter of time!!

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