The Oxford dictionary has chosen word of the year Emoji

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“Face with tears of joy” recognized “word” that best reflects the ethics, attitudes and experiences.

The results of the study Oxford Dictionary and the company SwiftKey, which develops keyboard emoticons for Android and iOS, it is the “face with tears of joy” is most often used Emoji in 2015. More than 20% in the UK and 15% in the U.S. – use portion relative to the other emotrans. And the word “Emoji” became much more used this year, although he existed in English since the late nineties.

Among the other contenders for the title “words of the year”: “lumbarsacral”, “migrant” and “no dark”.

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