LOLcat And Man Crush Among New Words Added To The Oxford English Dictionary
CNN Money: LOLcat: In case you hadn’t heard, it refers to pictures of cats you find all over the Internet accompanied with funny captions, typically with misspellings and incorrect grammar. Five-second rule: It makes people feel better for eating food that’s fallen on the floor. This rule says it will still be uncontaminated if it’s only been five seconds. Mahoosive: Exceptionally big. Keyboard warrior: Someone who aggressively posts on Facebook or other social media sites. Digital footprint: The information about you that can be found online. Duck face: An exaggerated pouting expression, often made for a selfie. Man crush: The non-sexual admiration one man has for another. Food diary: A way to keep track of the calories you’ve taken in. Some text abbreviations also made the cut which include: Jel, for jealous; xlnt, because excellent is way too long; and IDC, meaning I don’t care.