Twerk It!: Oxford Dictionary Words Inspired by Pop Culture

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  • Bling
  • Bromance
  • Crunk
  • First world problems
  • Jeggings
  • Lol
  • Photobomb
  • pixie cut
  • Selfie
  • Sexting
  • Staycation
  • Tweeps
  • Twerk
  • Unfriend
  • Urbanite


Throughout the year, Oxford adds new words to its dictionary. In the past few years, many of the entries have come from social media, hip hop and popular culture. Take a look at 16 buzzworthy words that you’ve probably already added to your vocabulary. – Natelege Whaley 

noun: expensive, ostentatious clothing and jewelry. 

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