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you know you are getting old(er) when…

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Until recently I thought the term ‘twerk’ was the official word for the act of writing on Twitter aka tweeting. Now that I know what it is I am wondering WHY? Why there has to be a specific word for it ? Why it needs to be validated by being added to the Oxford dictionary ? Is it really a word we will refer to in years to come ? Could it not just come under Booty Shake or Dirty Dancing ? It is hardly an actual dance form like a waltz or the hustle is it ? It just seems another way for younger people to get attention. I was young once so I understand. I did a lot of obnoxiously try-hardy things to get attention none of which however made it into the Oxford dictionary (and thank god for that).

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Author: akiwigirlabroad

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3 thoughts on “you know you are getting old(er) when…

  1. In case you need to explain it to your parents. Check this. Hilarious. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/opinion/sunday/explaining-twerking-to-your-parents.html?_r=0

  2. Definitely showing your age!

  3. I quite enjoy a bit of twerking

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