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    ‘YouTuber’ and ‘Brexit’ Enter Oxford Dictionary

    So that’s what “Brexit” means. The Oxford English Dictionary has announced the latest words to officially enter the language — and they reveal much about political and cultural trends that have left a lingering mark on society. There’s “glam-ma” (a glam grandma), “get your freak on” and “YouTuber,” plus the borrowed-from-Yiddish “verklempt.” But one word has positively sped from the streets to the lexicon: “Brexit.” If British Prime Minister Theresa May is wondering, it’s defined as “the (proposed) withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.”

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