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Video: the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2013 is …‘selfie’

Richard Holden, Online Editor for Oxford Dictionaries, discusses the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2013: selfie. Watch the video below to discover why this word was chosen, what the earliest known usage of ‘selfie’ is, and which related terms have already been created.

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