'Selfie' is the Word of the Year and Carlos Martinez probably approves
It's been a banner year for the selfie. Taking photos of yourself in various phases of fishface has inspired trendpieces, thinkpieces, backlash to the thinkpieces and a $3 billion buyout offer from Facebook. And now, in a crowning achievement, "selfie" has been named the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year
Here's Baby Pedro taking a selfie on a bus:
Buen dia mi gente dios me los bendiga mucho...:-):-):-) en pie desde temprano runbo a iowa pic.twitter.com/0NRIsAKxax- Carlos Martinez (@Tsunamy27) July 1, 2013
And here he is snapping a mirror selfie:
Mucho flowww pic.twitter.com/xj4Q5JJ7as- Carlos Martinez (@Tsunamy27) June 16, 2013
Flash is an integral part of the mirror selfie:
NBA Champions/National League Champion selfie:
You've gotta have at least one selfie where you point at the mirror:
Sooooo pic.twitter.com/UkcyHilRxZ- Carlos Martinez (@Tsunamy27) April 21, 2013
Don't forget a serious dugout selfie:
Im here thanks my god pic.twitter.com/W2q8w10Efp- Carlos Martinez (@Tsunamy27) May 3, 2013
What do you do when you're dressed up? Selfie, of course:
Private plane selfie!
Does this count as a selfie?