The “Oxford English Dictionary” was founded over 130 years ago. And now we’ve mangled the English language to the point where it’s being forced to add stuff like THIS . . .
The editors just announced a new batch of words they’re adding to the dictionary this year. And here are some of the most notable ones . . .
1. hangry . . . a state of anger caused by a lack of food.
2. mansplain . . . explaining something needlessly, overbearingly, or condescendingly, typically when addressing a woman, in a manner thought to reveal a patronizing or chauvinistic attitude.
3. swag . . . bold self-assurance in style or manner, an air of great self-confidence or superiority.
4. me time . . . time devoted to doing what one wants, typically on one’s own, as opposed to working or doing things for others.
5. snowflake . . . a person characterized as overly sensitive or easily offended, or as feeling entitled to special treatment or consideration.
6. Aunt Flo . . . informal, used to refer to a woman’s menstrual period.