SHE READS: Twerking Makes Oxford Dictionary & Banned At HBCU; Don Lemon & Russell Simmons Kiss & Make Up; Zimmerman Divorce

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#TeamBeautiful has taken the time to gather these sensational news topics in your weekly cheat sheet, so that when you get into in-depth discussions this weekend, you’ve got something interesting to bring to the table.twerk-dictionary

Twerking has been around longer than Miley Cyrus figured out how to get her nonexistent pancake @$% to move. But the booty-shaking action has made it to the Oxford Dictionary!

“Twerk, v.: dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance.”

The Associated Press is reporting that “‘Twerk’ will be added to the dictionary as part of its quarterly update, which includes words such as “selfie,” the word typically used to describe pouty smartphone self-portraits, ‘digital detox’ for time spent way from Facebook and Twitter, and ‘Bitcoin,’ for the nationless electronic currency whose gyrations have also caught the world’s eye.

Oxford Dictionaries is responsible for a range of reference works, including Oxford Dictionaries Online, which focuses on modern usage, and the historically-focused Oxford English Dictionary, which probably won’t be adding ‘twerk’ to its venerable pages any time soon.”

In case you haven’t fully learned the booty-popping move from Miley’s lame attempt, here’s some help for you!

Luckily there are all kinds of How To’s on YouTube so that you too can twerk:

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