Oxford Dictionary adds new words including ‘Twerking’ and ‘Twitterati’

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    By ‘Dayo Showemimo
    (‘Twerking’, a dance move popularised by pop star, Miley Cyrus in 2013 is one of the 500 new words just added to the Oxford Dictionary. Photo: Filed)
    A few days ago, 500 new words were added to the Oxford Dictionary. One of the new words is ‘Twerking,‘ a dance move popularised by singer, Miley Cyrus which actually dates back to 1820.
    According to a report by BBC, researchers found out that the word, ‘Twerk’ was first used in 1820. Spelt then as twirk, it was used to refer to a twisting or jerking movement or twitch but the verb is …Read More

    Source:: The NET