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PSA: The Oxford English Dictionary Has Made 'YouTuber' An Official Word in The English Language

Congratulations to all YouTubers out there, the Oxford English dictionary has given Y’all some sort of lexical recognition.

 
Henceforth, the word ‘YouTuber’ shall no longer be considered a slang, but an important word in the English Language. 
According to the OED, a YouTuber is:

A frequent user of the video-sharing website YouTube, especially someone who produces and appears in videos on the site.

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Other words of the year include some tech words such as chatbot and hackathon.

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6 comments on “PSA: The Oxford English Dictionary Has Made 'YouTuber' An Official Word in The English Language

  1. pWilliams says:

    lolz….. nice one shaa..”YouTuber

  2. ỌBÁDÁRÀ says:

    … WELL, THIS IS ONE AREA WHERE LINGUISTICS AND TECHNOLOGY INTERACT SEAMLESSLY. THAT’S GOOD. I WILL START USING THE WORD NOW AND EVEN IN CLASS WHEN TEACHING MY STUDENTS…

  3. Kaybang says:

    Twerk,
    Selfie,
    YouTuber,
    Even the OED is going crazy ??

  4. Rotimi popoola says:

    Cool oh …. Soon it will now be facebooking ???

  5. KingAbsolute says:

    “You’re more of a YouTuber than I am”
    nice!

  6. seyi says:

    Loool Youtuber Still waiting For Facebooker though 😀

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