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Here Are the Latest Additions to Oxford English Dictionary

'Yolo' made the cut
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 12, 2016 12:44 PM CDT
Here Are the Latest Additions to Oxford English Dictionary
An Oxford English Dictionary is shown at the headquarters of the Associated Press in New York on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010.   (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

(Newser) – The latest slang to be added to the Oxford English Dictionary: "yolo," which, as all the youngsters know, stands for "you only live once." The new crop of more than 1,000 words and terms added to the OED also includes "gender-fluid," "yogalates" (a combination of yoga and Pilates), "fuhgeddaboudit," and "moobs" (man boobs), the Irish Times reports. In order to be added to the OED, a word must have been in use for "a reasonable amount of time" and there must be a few independent examples of it being used. (Read more Oxford English Dictionary stories.)

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