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Jan 5, 2016
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dox
photoshop
defriend
affluenza
peeps

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photoshop

PRONUNCIATION:
(FOT-uh-shop)

MEANING:
verb tr.: To digitally alter an image, especially in order to distort reality.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Adobe Photoshop, a widely-used software package for editing images. Earliest documented use: 1992.

USAGE:
“In the name of modesty an Israeli ultra-Orthodox publication photoshopped the female leaders from its coverage.”
First -- And Last -- Do No Harm; The Economist (London, UK); Jan 24, 2015.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon. -Konrad Adenauer, statesman (5 Jan 1876-1967)

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