Fresh off of the media massive media coverage and media created outrage over Miley Cyrus at the VMAs the Oxford Dictionary will be adding the word twerk.
Oxford Dictionaries Katherine Connor Martin said the word twerk is almost two decades old. The origin of the word is unknown but beleived to be and alteration of the term “work or work it” with the blending of older dances names like the twist and twitch.
“Twerk” and “Selfie” will be added to the dictionary as part of its quarterly update.
The official definition: “Twerk, v.: dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance.”