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10 Words Missing From Oxford’s Word of the Year List

The New Oxford American Dictionary says “unfriend” is the word of the year. We say “douchebaggery,” “iBoner,” and “twhoring” should have been considered.

By (@jr_raphael)

November 17, 2009

Oxford Word of the YearUnfriending has never seemed so cool.

Oxford, in case you haven’t heard, has officially announced “unfriend” — as in, “I’m going to unfriend you now, you total Facebook knob” — as its 2009 Word of the Year. Also considered for the honor were such tech-tinged gems as “hashtag,” “netbook,” and (of course) “sexting”.

Don’t get us wrong — those words are all quite lovely. We here at eSarcasm, however, believe there are many more words that should have made Oxford’s short list. Words like:






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Comments

  • richtheditchdonkey

    How utterly gross and bogus of you dweebs, such humor of the year is getting lower and lower in its standards. One day soon all we will have to do to go off cackling insanely and taking an hour or more to come out of it will be simply to wake up and see ourselves in the bathroom mirror. Now laughing at yourself is supposed to be good, as I have heard it, I don't believe turning it into a recreational activity would rate high on a list of psychiatric disorders. But just wait, in the internet driven world of the new millennium. anything is possible, remember 500$ 1gb hard drives?,

    • http://twitter.com/jr_raphael JR Raphael

      Uh, yes. What he said.

      • richtheditchdonkey

        That's what I like; a man with spirit! Kudos to you!

    • http://esarcasm.com dantynan

      did you forget to put in the spam links or something?

      • richtheditchdonkey

        Nah, I didn't forget, all ya gotta do is visit G00gle or Y@hoo and your eyes will be scorched drier than the Australian
        Outback in mere seconds:)

  • richtheditchdonkey

    That's what I like; a man with spirit! Kudos to you!

  • richtheditchdonkey

    Nah, I didn't forget, all ya gotta do is visit G00gle or Y@hoo and your eyes will be scorched drier than the Australian
    Outback in mere seconds:)