27 Aug '13, 11pm

Bitcoin hits the Oxford dictionary #ZeroBlock

Bitcoin hits the Oxford dictionary #ZeroBlock

The most relevant addition to the dictionary for Quartz readers is probably “phablet ,” a portmanteau of “phone” and “tablet” used to describe oversized smartphones. Other new words and phrases that resonate with Quartz include “bitcoin,” “internet of things,” and “space tourism.” We are less enamored of “vom,” which is shorthand for “vomit.”

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