15 new words added to Merriam-Webster dictionary-how many have you heard of?
Twerking: Dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance.
Phablet: A smartphone having a screen which is intermediate in size between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer.
Derp: used as a substitute for speech regarded as meaningless or stupid or to comment on a foolish or stupid action.
Selfie: A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.
Squee: used to express great delight or excitement.
Srsly: short for seriously.
Vom: be sick; vomit.
Jorts: denim shorts.
Bitcoin: a digital currency in which transactions can be performed without the need for a central bank.
Food Baby: a protruding stomach caused by eating a large quantity of food and supposedly resembling that of a woman in the early stages of pregnancy.
Girl Crush: an intense and typically non-sexual liking or admiration felt by one woman or girl for another.
Fauxhawk: a hairstyle in which a section of hair running from the front to the back of the head stands erect, intended to resemble a Mohican haircut (in which the sides of the head are shaved).
Emoji: a small digital image or icon used to express an idea or emotion in electronic communication.
Fomo: anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on a social media website.
I have to admit there are a few I never heard of. What about you?