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All Things Twerk - Morgan Freeman, Miley Cyrus and Funny Gifs

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Morgan Freeman Defines Twerk

As I'm sure you're all very aware by now, "twerk" was added to the Oxford Dictionary Online this week. While you may have already seen the definition somewhere, have you heard it read by Morgan Freeman? Pronunciation: /twəːk/ verb [no object] informal dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance: "just wait till they catch their daughters twerking to this song
" "twerk it girl, work it girl"

The Root of Evil

Some are saying it was Ms. Miley Cyrus's VMA performance that helped land twerk in the dictionary...
Miley Cyrus gif
  If so, then it only makes sense that her and 'bad boy' Justin Beiber have already put out their new track 'Twerk' to celebrate. Listen if you dare below. [youtube id="VKysaM_bbK0" width="620" height="360"]

Twerk Gifs

And what would a "twerk" post be without some great gifs?? At least it will get your mind off of the horrendous noise above.

Spongebob Square-twerk


Warning: Always have a  twerk team member spot you on high areas


Stan has a whole lot to twerk with


Show me what you're twerkin' with

twerk cat

Springfield twerk

homer twerk

This, like the show it premiered on, is just wrong


Patrick Bootyclap


Testing out the hydraulics


Even Disney loves to twerk

twerk team

Touchdown twerk

football twerk

I think you missed a spot.... 


How many butt cheeks are in that twerk?

twerk cartoon

How To Twerk

Think you've got what it takes to shake it like Miley? Here's a quick how-to video:

Other notable words added to the Oxford Dictionary this month? FOMO * srsly * buzzworthy * emoji * selfie * geek chic * derp * food baby * digital detox * guac * phablet * jorts * fauxhawk * double denim

Note: The Oxford Dictionary Online is different then the Oxford English Dictionary, which is a historical dictionary that forms a record of all the core words and meanings in English over more than 1,000 years. The online version is more contemporary language.