Growing Language

Are you familiar with autocorreckparrotocracy, Instayam, or Leo? They’re words just added to OxfordDictionaries “from the worlds of politics, popular culture, and social media.” Don’t sniff—lexicographer Richard Snary notes “Social media continues to be a vital and constantly evolving catalyst for linguistic innovation.” See the whole list at the OxfordWord blog. And please don’t be in a hurry to show yourself as a reply-gall.

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