YOLO Has Finally Been Added To The Oxford English Dictionary

Biatch and Cheeba also made the cut.

September 12, 2016

Oxford Dictionaries announced some new additions to the Oxford English Dictionary on Monday. Some of the new words included "gender-fluid," "moobs," "biatch," and "YOLO." The latter standing for "you only live once," of course. Writing on the acronym's addition Jonathan Dent, Senior Assistant Editor of the OED said,

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"...the acronym YOLO (1996) is traced back to its antecedent, the axiomatic you only live once (first used in a nineteenth-century English translation of Balzac’s French ‘on ne vit qu’un fois’ in his Le Cousin Pons)."

Read the entire report here and check out a list of all the new words here.

YOLO Has Finally Been Added To The Oxford English Dictionary