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Oscars 2014: Ellen DeGeneres' selfie and the best of the rest

Oscars 2014: Ellen DeGeneres' selfie and the best of the rest | Britain's Next Top Word | Scoop.it
After Ellen DeGeneres sent Twitter into meltdown with her all-star selfie, here are the pick of the holding-up-mobile-phone pics of Oscar night
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'Selfie' named as word of the year

'Selfie' named as word of the year | Britain's Next Top Word | Scoop.it
"Selfie" is selected as the word of 2013 by Oxford Dictionaries, with "twerk" and "binge-watch" among others on the shortlist.
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Why do neologisms make people angry?

Why do neologisms make people angry? | Britain's Next Top Word | Scoop.it
The bewildering stream of new words to describe technology and its uses makes many people angry, but there's much to celebrate, writes Tom Chatfield.
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'Selfie' and 'twerk' on banned list

'Selfie' and 'twerk' on banned list | Britain's Next Top Word | Scoop.it
US vocabulists release their annual list of words that should be banned, with "selfie", "twerking" and "hashtag" coming top.
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National Portrait Gallery - Panel Discussion The Curated Ego: What Makes a Good Selfie?

National Portrait Gallery - Panel Discussion The Curated Ego: What Makes a Good Selfie? | Britain's Next Top Word | Scoop.it
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Do you know what 'schmeat' is?

Do you know what 'schmeat' is? | Britain's Next Top Word | Scoop.it
'Selfie' is the word of 2013, but the BBC quizzes people on the streets of London as to the meaning of other words on the shortlist.
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