Woot! OED Adds New Tech Words
Just a few months ago, the venerable Oxford English Dictionary (OED, to you logophiles) added a number of new entries to its lexicon. You may be familiar with some of them:
Retweet: verb: (on a social networking service, such as Twitter) to repost or forward (a message posted by another user)
Sexting: noun: the sending of sexually explicit photographs or messages via mobile phone
Cyberbullying: noun: the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature
Woot: exclamation: (especially in electronic communication) used to express elation, enthusiasm or triumph
Textspeak: noun: language regarded as characteristic of text messages, consisting of abbreviations, acronyms, initials, emoticons, etc.
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