[Ads-l] Oxford's WOTY is not a word

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 17 11:59:16 UTC 2015


It's the 21st Century. It's a publicity gimmick.

Why should Oxford buck the system?

JL

On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 5:49 AM, David Daniel <dad at coarsecourses.com> wrote:

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> Oxford has the 'Face with Tears of Joy' emoji - the emoji itself - as
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> If I could find a perplexed emoji, I would use it.
> http://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2015/11/word-of-the-year-2015-emoji/
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