The 40 Biggest Pop Culture Terms From 2014
The English language is constantly changing, and that's why, every year, there are new, trendy terms you need to incorporate into your vernacular. Usually, they're the words the Oxford English Dictionary adds, like "twerk," "selfie," and yes, even "YOLO." And sometimes, the terms are so new, the OED doesn't pick them up until much later. We're combining all the phrases we've heard this year, from the underground to the practically mainstream, in a handy glossary. Keep reading to find out what made the list, and don't forget to check out the rest of our Best of 2014 content.