Writing & Editing Oxford Dictionaries’ 2013 word of the year is ‘selfie’ Use of the word for a photograph taken of oneself, by oneself, has had a ‘phenomenal upward trend’ this year, according to Oxford’s editorial director. By Matt WilsonNov. 20, 2013 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.