The Oxford English Dictionary Is Adding ‘Merica, Moobs & YOLO

The Oxford English Dictionary is adding a handful of new words.  Here are the ten best additions:

1.  Fuhgeddaboudit – Like how Tony Soprano would say “forget about it.”

2.  ‘Merica – meaning America without the “A” at the beginning. Slang.

3.  Bracketology – Sports term which you hear a lot during March Madness.

4.  Clickbait – content whose main purpose is to attract attention and draw visitors to a particular web page, as well as “clicktivism” which is when you support a cause online, but don’t actually go out and DO anything.

5.  Moobs – short for ‘man boobs.’

6.  Non-apology –  When you act like you’re apologizing, but don’t actually say you’re sorry.

7.  Swirlie – Yep, it’s when you dunk someone’s head in a toilet and flush it.  Which seems like it could have been added 50 years ago.

8.  YOLO – Which stands for “you only live once.”

9.  Squee It’s internet slang for when something’s cute. They traced it back to an online discussion about Ewoks from 1998.

10.  Kegerator – A refrigerator with a tap on the front, and a keg of beer inside.

(Time / OED.com)

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