Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday June 16, 2013

Tweet Now Officially Recognized by Oxford Dictionary

Tweet is now an official word rather than merely a slang expression for wasting time. big grin The Oxford English Dictionary is the ‘official’ caretaker of the English language, so with their blessing, you may now use the word ‘tweet’ in the most proper of company.

And speaking of language growth, Simpson's "heads up" also includes the news that a number of other tech terms have made it into the OED, namely big data, crowdsourcing, e-reader, mouseover, redirect (the noun), and stream (the verb).