“.gif” is the Oxford University Press “US Word of the Year”

Every year, the Oxford University Press in England chooses a “Word of the Year” for English-speaking countries. In the U.S., “.gif” is the 2012 winner. “Super storm” and “super pac” were runners-up.

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Oxford University Highlights 2012 “Words Of The Year” (via redOrbit)

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Every year the Oxford University Press attempts to take a snapshot in time of English-speaking culture by selecting the “words of the year.” For 2012, the publishers of the Oxford English Dictionary have chosen ‘omnishambles’ as their word…