The beauty of slang – knowing your twerk from your selfie

Good to see that the Oxford English Dictionary – not usually an institution you’d imagine as being ‘down with the kids’ – has included both ‘twerking’ and ‘selfie’ in its new edition. People can get rather sniffy about slang, but it’s the colloquial and social changes to our language that give it that essential colour.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23861702

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