We totally ♥ this. (via Techland)
It’s a testament to the way we live now–that is, totally obsessed with the internet and texting— as the Oxford English Dictionary has added the symbol ♥ alongside the word “heart” to its online list of definitions.
(More on TIME.com: When Fingers do the Flirting)
The OED has been in the process of updating its list of definitions since 1989 and the newest updates show just how thorough a job they’re doing. Thursday’s changes reflect the revisions of ”more than 1,900 entries and [additions of] new words from across the dictionary”.
Other modern, text-speak additions include OMG, LOL and FYI. Which, obviously, we also ♥.