I think I’m going to puke a Tumblr’s worth of emotions because GIF has been named the Oxford American Dictionary’s 2012 word of the year. ZOMG!
Last week, the new edition of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary included words like sexting, retweet and mankini for the first time. This article explains the many weird changes that the dictionary went through since its first edition in 1911.
You can chuck that Merriam-Webster dictionary that’s sitting on your desk out the window (along with all your magazines). It’s been iPad-ised and it looks beautiful. Also, it’s free.