Miley Cyrus got a lot of bad publicity for doing it on stage at the VMA's.
And now Twerking is getting its due as an entry in the dictionary.
The Oxford English Dictionary is adding the word "Twerk" as a verb to its online repository.
Twerk is apparently not a recent creation.
The dictionary editors say the term has been around for 20 years.
Apparently, it started as a variation of "work."
In its quarterly update of current english, Oxford is also adding "fauxhawk" (foe-hawk), "phablet" (fab-let) And "selfie."
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