Twerking: A New Word I Didn’t Need to Learn


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The definition: “Twerk, v.: dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance.”

I could have lived the rest of my life not knowing this.

But excuse me, Oxford Dictionary, I take issue with the word “dance.” Call me old (please don’t call me old), call me old-fashioned. Dance? Puh-lease. This is dance:

This is dance:

And this:

And, of course, this (arguably the most imitated dance move ever):

Dance evolves. Some of it is timeless, like Fred and Ginger. But twerking? That not evolving, it’s devolving. Look it up.