It’s the day all word buffs await with baited breath – the announcement of the Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year.
Last year it was ‘vape’, the year before that ‘selfie‘, but 2015’s word of the year? Well, we’ve got no, erm, words. Quite literally.
That’s because for the first time ever, those that rule the dictionary haven’t even picked a word – they’ve selected an emoji. This emoji, to be specific:
And yes, it's the face we're quite tempted to pull ourselves, because this is surely just a joke... right?
Unfortunately, it doesn't look like it.