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Oxford English Dictionary Adds Tweet As New Word

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  Original Published: 6/22/2013† The Oxford English Dictionary is acknowledging that tweeting isn't just for the birds.† † In its latest update, the dictionary has revamped the entry for "tweet" to include its social networking usage.†† It now includes this definition as a verb, "to make a posting on the social networking service Twitter."††† It also includes this definition as a noun, "a posting made on the social networking service Twitter."† † A new word normally needs to be in use for 10 years before Oxford considers it for the dictionary.†† But its chief editor says it made an exception this time. † Oxford adds and revises entries four times a year.
   
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