Oxford Dictionaries word of 2015 is an emoji
The Oxford Dictionaries 2015 word of the year was revealed and...
That's right - for the first time ever, the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year is a pictograph: 😂, officially called the 'Face with Tears of Joy' emoji, though you may know it by other names. There were other strong contenders from a range of fields, outlined below, but 😂 was chosen as the 'word' that best reflected the ethos, mood, and preoccupations of 2015.
We just thought you should know.