“Sexting” makes the dictionary

first_imgTechnology – inspired words such as “bloggable”, “cyberbullying” and “sexting” have recently made it into the online version of the Oxford English Dictionary. The Oxford Dictionary Online is updated quarterly and the latest additions also included modern abbreviations such as “tbh” and “fnarr fnarr” which is defined as “British informal: used to represent sniggering, particularly at a sexual innuendo.”Spokeswoman for the Oxford Dictionary Online, Gabbi Fletcher, told The Telegraph, “The rapid development of technology creates multiple new products, services, and functionalities, which all need new terms to describe them. We are also seeing the very fast circulation of new vocabulary on a global basis, with the expansion of social media.”last_img