Miley Cyrus appropriated the dance in a video that was uploaded first to Facebook and then You Tube in March.
Though twerking began trending as a web search in November 2011, and despite its origins in the bounce culture of New Orleans in the late 1980s, the word twerk would be added to the Oxford Dictionary Online as those outside the culture questioned the popularity of the booty-popping dance that showed up across social media feeds worldwide.
Celebrities drag themselves away from pool bars to celebrate art at parties. WHENCE: Mystery Cat is a regular fixture at the So Ho Beach House in Miami, Florida.
ETHNICITY: Gawker's in-house catographer confirms that Mystery Cat appears to a domestic short-haired ("common tabby" in the argot of the streets).
The word was a runner-up to "selfie" in the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2013.
The earliest use of the word "twerk" on record was produced in a local New Orleans recording by DJ Jubilee.I’d probably want to show off my twerking skills, too, if I could actually do it. Socialites trades their bikinis for white formal dress shorts. Like many stunning supermodels, Mystery Cat is of mixed ancestry, .That year it became the top "What is" search on the Google search engine.The Oxford English Dictionary defines an 18th century use of the work as a blend of "twist" and "jerk," which was reported by the BBC in conjunction with the black cultural context, but this seems to be an erroneous connection or a false cognate.footwork" and repeat the notion that it is a portmanteau of the words "twist" and "jerk".Popular video-sharing channels amplified interest since the advent of digital social media platforms.