Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Dictionary Word of the year: UnFriend

click title above to read entire story

    It's prone to cause drama in the online world.

    And, according to the New Oxford American Dictionary, it's the word of the year.

    "Unfriend" beat out a tech-heavy field that included "netbook," "hashtag" and "sexting" to take the annual honor.

Very 21st century. But I've heard defriend more.

ETA: Seems like there's a debate over unfriend and defriend: 'Unfriend' or 'Defriend?' Facebook Fans Debate.



Post a Comment

<< Home