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ZOMG the Dictionary is 100, Woot!

19.8.2011 by Alice Cullen

The internet has revolutionised the way that we shop, communicate and work, and now it is leaving a firm footprint in our language. This week sees the release of the 12th edition of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary marking 100 years since its first edition in 1911, and multiple new additions to the age-old pages are tech-related. Social media's domination of every-day life has evolved further with many of the dictionary's new entries giving a nod to Twitter and co, notably the inclusion of 'retweet'. For the non-Tweeters out there, to retweet means to forward someone's message on Twitter to…