Water Babies Underwater Photography
Real life waterbabies! Adorable pictures of toddlers exploring an underwater
Lucy Ray, 33, from Greenwich was a news photographer for 10 years
Left to start own underwater photography business
When we get to adulthood we have a tendency to hold our noses, cover our eyes
with goggles and plug our ears when we go underwater.
But it's a different story for babies. They have a gag reflex, and being
submerged reminds them of being in the womb, meaning when they go under water
they look utterly at peace.
'Up to around six months they have a gag reflex which means they hold their
breath automatically,' says underwater photographer Lucy Ray.
Underwater photographer Lucy Ray, 33, from Greenwich, was a Fleet Street news
photographer before embarking on her new career taking photos of children
20 Dictionary Words That Originated From The Internet
For years, the Oxford Dictionary Online (ODO) has been making headlines for
accepting words that are widely used on the Internet as part of the English
vocabulary, thereby officiating these words into the language. Some of these
"new words" can only be used within the context of or only on the Internet,
while other existing words are now getting a new identity that carry alternate
meanings, and hence, uses. The rising use of acronyms and abbreviations have
also changed the way we use English.
Today, we are going to look at 20 of these terms and meanings which have created
enough of an impact and reputation for themselves to officially end up in the
Oxford Dictionary. Also added are the origins of these words. Let us know what
you think about these words, and whether you think they deserve a place in the
dictionary you probably grew up with.
1. Selfie (2013)
How the dictionary explains it:
selfie: (noun) a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken
with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website
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