How "Selfie" Was Born in Australia
(And Took Over the World)
November 20, 2013It seems almost certain the selfie originated in Australia
with a young drunk first using the word to describe a
self-portrait photograph more than a decade ago.
Oxford Dictionaries revealed this week the earliest known
usage is from a 2002 online ABC forum post.
The ABC/SSSF was my alternate forum @ the time.
Hopie was on the Science Forum inquiring;"..if licking the dissolving stitches might cause them
to dissolve before the wound was properly healed?"