Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Unfriend In Word Of 2009

Unfriend has been declared word of 2009 by New Oxford American Dictionary . The following are list of words which were shorlisted :

Unfriend -defined as a verb that means to remove someone as a "friend" on a social networking site

hashtag- hash sign added to a word or phrase

intexticated - when people are distracted by texting while driving

sexting - sending of sexually explicit SMSes and pictures by cellphone

freemium - meaning a business model in which some basic services are provided for free

funemployed - people taking advantage of newly unemployed status to have fun or pursue other interests.

birther - meaning conspiracy theorists challenging President Barack Obama's US birth certificate

choice mom - a person who chooses to be a single mother

deleb-a dead celebrity

tramp stamp - referring to a tattoo on the lower back, usually on a woman

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