‘Selfie’ is the word of the year
CTV'S Graham Richardson, Carol Anne Meehan and J.J. Clarke in their own "selfie" taken November 19th, 2013
At least it’s not ‘Twerking’.
Oxford Dictionaries has declared the word ‘Selfie’ the 2013 Word of the Year.
A selfie is a new word for a self-portrait taken with a smartphone.
The word first appeared in an Australian online forum in 2002. The word’s use has seen a dramatic rise in the past year.
Previous winners include Sudoku, Unfriend, and Carbon Footprint.