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15 of the funniest reactions to 'Youthquake' being named Oxford Dictionary's word of the year

You can’t just make sh*t up lads.

EARLIER TODAY, OXFORD Dictionaries officially named ‘Youthquake’ as 2017′s word of the year.

The term is defined as “a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people”.

But really, nobody has ever heard of it.

1. First impressions weren’t great

2. This is just the dictionary trying to be cool

3. This is spot on

4. And here’s what they’d look like

5. There’s a genuine feeling that they’re taking the piss here

6. We’re all joining this support group

7. To admit that we’re all out of touch now

pandam Source: @Pandamoanimum

8. This is actually the plot of a Blackadder episode

9. It’s the kind of terrible name that actually would pop up on TV

10. Nobody told the lads at Oxford Dictionaries that Dead Or Alive got there back in 1985

youthq Source: @ian262

11. Youthquake is Poochie in word form

Catch you on the flip side, dude-meisters! NOT! Hey kids, always recycle… to the extreme! Bust it!

12. We have some alternate definitions

thinkpi Source: @glennthefitz

13. Alert the Snapchatters

14. Grandpa Simpson joined Oxford Dictionaries as a staff member earlier this year

15. There’s no better way to sum it up:

Fair.

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