New words – 20 June 2016

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foodfie noun informal a photograph of the food that you are eating

Foodfie on Instagram

[www.mundimago.com/foodfie 23 January 2016]

faceswapping noun the practice of swapping the faces of people in photographs, usually on mobiles, for humorous effect

I hardly ever get to say this, but when it comes to faceswapping, I was an early adopter.

[http://www.theguardian.com/ 08 March 2016]

Twitter quitter noun informal a high-profile user of Twitter who closes their account, usually after being trolled

So is he a real Twitter quitter? This is the fourth time he’s left the site so past evidence suggests he’ll be back, and he’s not the only celebrity to have ditched Twitter.

[http://www.bbc.co.uk/ 01 February 2016]

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