Word of the Year

On Sept. 5, 2012 Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Aki Hoshide, Expedition 32 flight engineer, uses a digital still camera to expose a photo of his helmet visor during the mission's third session of extravehicular activity (EVA). During the six-hour, 28-minute spacewalk, Hoshide and NASA astronaut Sunita Williams (visible in the reflections of Hoshide's helmet visor), flight engineer, installed a camera on the International Space Station's robotic arm, Canadarm2. (AP Photo/Nasa, Aki Hoshide, File)

‘Selfie’ is declared word of the year (PHOTOS)

(AP) – Smartphone self-portraits are now so prevalent that Britain’s Oxford University Press has crowned “selfie,” the name the public has given them, as the word the year for 2013. “Selfies” are especially popular with […]

11/19/2013

Oxford chooses 'omnishambles' as word of the year

LONDON (AP) – Britain’s media are in a meltdown and its government is gaffe-prone, so Oxford Dictionaries has chosen an apt Word of the Year: “omnishambles.” Oxford University Press on Tuesday crowned the word – […]

11/13/2012

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