Oxford dictionary announced its word of the year. This is the first time when the word is, a pictograph, officially called the ‘Face with Tears of Joy’ emoji (The one in which the emoji face is crying and laughing at the same time).
Today, when communication is undergoing serious dilation, Oxford has gone on and taken a step in that very direction.
Oxford comes out with the ‘Word of the Year’ (WOTY) every year, and this year that word is an emoji. Not the word ’emoji’ but an actual pictorial emoji — one of many present on our WhatsApp, Snapchat, and Facebook.
There were eight other WOTY shortlists for the year —