Scrabble players rejoice! On August 27, Oxford Dictionaries came out with a list of over 20 words that they have added to the dictionary. While there are some interesting choices, most have been around for quite awhile. I went through the list and picked my top 12 favorites:

1. Hangry

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(adjective) Bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger:

I’m so hangry right now!

We’ve all been there, tbh.

2. NBD

(informal) Short for no big deal.

‘he fought off a hundred vampires like it was NBD’

3. Wine o’clock and beer o’clock

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(humorous) An appropriate time of day for starting to drink wine and beer:

‘I just checked my watch and it’s definitely wine o’clock’

‘we went to find a bar as it was almost beer o’clock’

For those of us that can’t wait until 5 o’clock.

4. Nuff Said

(noun) No more need be said; the consequence or conclusion is obvious (abbreviated N.C.N.S.).

5. Swole

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(adjective) (Especially of a man) extremely muscular:

‘if you’re swole you’ll look good in anything’

6. Rly

(abbreviation) Really:

‘that’s not rly the point’

7. Cat Cafe

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(noun) A cafe or similar establishment where people pay to interact with cats housed on the premises:

did you see Taylor Swift at the new cat cafe playing with the kittens?’

A cat lady’s dream!

8. Awesomesauce

(adjective) Extremely good; excellent:

‘seeing them perform live was awesomesauce!’

Is it just me or is this word so 2014?

9. Mic Drop

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(noun) An instance of deliberately dropping or tossing aside one’s microphone at the end of a performance or speech one considers to have been particularly impressive:

‘he ruffled some feathers with his acceptance speech and mic drop after winning the Best British Album award’

10. Mx

(noun) A title used before a person’s surname or full name by those who wish to avoid specifying their gender or by those who prefer not to identify themselves as male or female:

‘the bank is planning to introduce the honorific ‘Mx’ as an alternative for anyone who feels that they don’t, for reasons of undetermined gender, fit into being either a Mr, Mrs, Miss or a Ms’

This certainly has been a year of progression and this is just one example of this.

11. Manspreading

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(noun) The practice whereby a man, especially one travelling on public transport, adopts a sitting position with his legs wide apart, in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat or seats:

‘a campaign to discourage manspreading or using an adjacent seat as a footrest’

So rude!

12. Butthurt

(noun) Overly or unjustifiably offended or resentful:

‘they’re all butthurt that she released the album online first’

‘that fight the other night was started by a butthurt player from the losing team’