2013: Year of the Selfie

English teachers sighed in disbelief as Instagrammers rejoiced, ‘selfie’ named Word of the Year for 2013. From the official Oxford Dictionaries website, also the source of today’s graphic:

Earlier today we announced that the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2013 is ‘selfie’. Explore the infographic below to learn more about this year’s Word of the Year and track its evolution from a social media buzzword to mainstream shorthand for a self-portrait photograph.

selfie added to dictionary

via Oxford Dictionaries

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