…twerk it out

As we approach the end of the year we’ve talked about all kinds of words that have defined 2013. Be they vague (science) or narcissistic (selfie), this year just wouldn’t have been the same without them. Then there are those words whose mere utterance inspire daydreams of random acts of violence against those that insist…

…be yourself(ie)

Every year Oxford Dictionaries select a word that, as they put it, demonstrates, “some sort of prominence over the preceding year…” And for the year two-thousand and thirteen, that word is…drumroll please…selfie.

…express yourself(ie)

There’s no doubt that social media is a wonderful tool. It’s made the world a smaller place, simplified tasks that were once complex, and generally changed the way we communicate with one another. Having said that, these platforms do regularly highlight some less than desirable traits of humanity.