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Oxford Dictionaries Picks An Emoji As Word Of The Year
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yalanand
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11/29/2015 | 7:26:13 AM
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Maybe Oxford should take some lessons from Urban Dictionary. They are introducing new words left and right.
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11/29/2015 | 7:24:59 AM
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@SunitaT0: people reacted the same way when they made Web 2.0 as the word of the year. Seriously who uses that word anyway?
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11/29/2015 | 7:23:27 AM
Re: No Tears of Joy
When I first heard they were going to make an Emoji as the word of the year I was thinking it might be " :3 " or " :p " symbol. Although I think I might have increased that Laughing So Hard I'm Crying emojis popularity since when I text that is all I use.
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11/29/2015 | 7:17:50 AM
Re: No Tears of Joy
Laughing so hard I'm crying? Nah. More like "I got a 1000 dollar bonus, but only if I work with a retail on black Friday."
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11/29/2015 | 7:15:35 AM
Re: No Tears of Joy
@SunitaT0: I would like to chime in with you. I do believe the people behind Oxford Dictionary have gone crazy. Now they would start an all new appendix in their thesaurus which gives the meaning of different types of emojis.
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11/29/2015 | 7:13:36 AM
Re: No Tears of Joy
Word of the year should have been on Donald Trump's campaign. I can't assign it a made up word, but I think it would be synonymous to Seriously Bro?
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11/27/2015 | 1:44:17 AM
Re: No Tears of Joy
@Sunita - thanks! I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks so!
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11/26/2015 | 3:24:13 PM
Re: No Tears of Joy
Laughing so hard I'm crying is the best wording for the emoji. Hands down.
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11/26/2015 | 3:23:19 PM
Re: No Tears of Joy
Oxford is going crazy. To put a smiley as word of the year makes no sense at all. Maybe next year they would put "twerking" and "nae-nae" as Word of the Year.
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11/19/2015 | 12:58:24 PM
Re: No Tears of Joy
"Face with tears of joy???" That's not what I've been calling it all these years. "Laughing so hard I'm crying" seems like a better depiction
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