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Oxford English Dictionary recognizes Tweet as an actual word

Tweet is now an official real-world word, thanks to the Oxford English Dictionary

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:32 am

We all know what "tweet" means, and for the uninitiated, it's when posting a "tweet" from Twitter, the second largest social network in the world. Well, now, it is considered an actual words thanks to the Oxford English Dictionary.

 

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OED chief editor, John Simpson, announced the word being official as both a noun and a verb, in his June update. Tweet has been a word previously, for birds obviously, but now the definition has been expanded to include Twitter, the explanation: "To make a posting on the social networking service Twitter. Also: to use Twitter regularly or habitually."

NEWS SOURCES:Allthingsd.com

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