Twerk, MOOC, girl crush — words added to Oxford Dictionaries Online

Twerking, a sexually provocative way of dancing made famous by Miley Cyrus this week at the MTV Video Music Awards, is one on a long list of new words that have just been added to Oxford Dictionaries Online, The Washington Post reports. The free online dictionary includes words that have made their way into common useage, if not into the actual pages of the venerable print Oxford Dictionary. Along with “twerk,” are selfie, MOOC, blondie, geek chic, and more.

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