IS this the end of the English language as we know it?

Would George Orwell and Virginia Woolf be rolling in their graves right now?

The Oxford Dictionary Online has added some interesting words to its dictionary.

Miley Cyrus performs at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Miley Cyrus performs at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) Charles Sykes

In its quarterly update, the dance move made infamous by Miley Cyrus and Clive Palmer this week, has been added to its dictionary.

Other interesting additions include selfie, FOMO (fear of missing out), vom (instead of vomit) and apols (instead of apologies).

Should slang words be added to the dictionary?

This poll ended on 02 September 2013.

Current Results

Yes, It's part of our history

12%

No, certainly not

56%

Probably not, but it is funny

31%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.



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