Have you ever used a word like “Kubrickian” to describe something and felt a little strange? Referred to a movie as “torture porn” and been given a dirty look? Well, fear not, because those and over 100 other film-related words or phrases have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary.
Just months after adding “Scooby Snack” to its hallowed pages, the Oxford English Dictionary has released its latest update. Among the 500-plus new terms gaining entrance: “Clickbait”, “kegerator”, “vom”, “YOLO” and “Yoda”. The list also included tributes to author Roald Dahl, born 100 years ago this month.
The Oxford Dictionaries 2014 word of the year has arrived. And that word is… vape. As in “I vape so hard I grew a robot lung, bro.”