Word Woe: Oxford Dictionaries names "selfie" the word of the year, says Salon. Surely its rise to fame must be in proportion to the decrease in the prayerful aspiration, "Jesus." We must decrease so that He might increase.
It's not just a subordinating conjunction anymore. The Atlantic announces that the word "because" has morphed into a prepositional-because or a because-noun. Because why? Was the internet behind this diabolical shift? Or was it Fukushima radiation?
Mom: This word is defined in less than three minutes in a video titled 3 Queens, which documents the way real mothers love--in little ways, sacrificing ways, hidden ways.