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Some things are not so new, including twerking

Oxford - Twerk, the beloved word and provocative dance movement of Miley Cyrus and cohorts, is not so-much as a new invention as pop marketing suggests. The word dates back to the 1820s.

Russia jails three for WWII memorial 'twerk'

Moscow - A Russian court has sentenced three young women to up to 15 days imprisonment after they performed a dance with "twerk" moves in front of a war memorial and posted a video online, prosecutors said on Sunday.

Teacher suspended for twerking with students

Jacksonville - Courtney Spruill, a history and gym teacher in Florida, has been suspended after she allegedly gave twerking lessons to students.

'Selfie' Oxford Dictionaries 'word of the year' hits main-stream

London - 'Selfie' has been named as 'word of the year' by Oxford Dictionaries as usage shoots up by 17,000 percent. Runners-up were 'twerk', 'binge-watch' and 'Schmeat.'

Video: Twerking girl catching fire is a hoax

Take a girl; add a trending infamous subject matter, throw in a camera and some flammable disaster, and you get hoax gone viral.

Video: Girl attempts to twerk, but accidentally sets self on fire

A video has surfaced showing a girl twerking against a door, while doing a headstand, but things do not go her way when her roommate opens the door.

Britain's Oxford Dictionary adds 'twerk' and 'selfie'

The terms "twerk" and "selfie" have been around for quite sometime, but they are now official words according to Britain's Oxford Dictionaries.

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