'♥,' 'OMG,' and 'LOL' added to the dictionary


About time say you, or sic transit gloria mundi?

fastcompany:

newsweek:

today:

The experts at Oxford Dictionaries Online explain that the initialisms added to the dictionary are “noteworthy” and even happen to be “found outside of electronic contexts” at times.

We will refrain from using an acronym exclamation to respond to this news.

What about <4, which is like “I love you just a little bit more than regular love can express,” or <8 which is like “I love you infinitely”? Step up, OED.

(via fastcompany)

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    OMG is my gf’s nickname for me…. rather proud of that one….. *huge wolfish grin*
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    I heard “WTF” made it in as well… yikes.
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    WTF?
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    About time say you, or sic transit gloria mundi?
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    newsweek:today: We’re officially retarded. This is only telling our youth that it’s acceptable to use abbreviations and...
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    newsweek:today: The English language needs to stop evolving, this is not right. How dare language attempt to adjust to...
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    newsweek:today: I don’t understand why people are so angry about this. The dictionaries respond to the changes in...
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    HAHA. i think it’s funny. though for someone who is usually a stickler for good grammar and vocabulary and pronunciation...
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    FINALLY :P
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