New Words in the Oxford Dictionary

As technology becomes more and more a part of people’s everyday lives (think Facebook, Twitter, email, texting Google searching and Netflix watching); there has been a rapid change in language trends, prompting Britain’s Oxford Dictionary to add some of these new words to their 2014 edition.


An eye-catching or provocative link on a website intended to encourage people to read on and usually paid for by the advertiser.


Fear of missing out.


showing off online.


researching and then broadcasting personally identifiable information about an individual online.


modest or self-deprecating statement intended to let others know how fantastic your life is while undercutting it with a bit of self-effacing humor.

Side eye

a sidelong glance expressing disapproval or contempt. Common saying on Twitter expressed as *side eye*


| May 21st, 2015 | Posted in Internet Explorer |

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