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“Stan” Was Just Added To The Oxford Dictionary All Because Of Eminem

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And they threw in hidden Mariah shade!

Back in 2000, Eminem released “Stan” — a song written about an overly obsessive fan named Stan — and it was pure 🔥🔥🔥:

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Over the decade and a half since the song dropped, “stan” slowly became a word fanbases used to describe their devotion to a public figure. For example, this would be considered a Britney stan:

Over the decade and a half since the song dropped, "stan" slowly became a word fanbases used to describe their devotion to a public figure. For example, this would be considered a Britney stan:

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And now, it looks like “stan” isn’t going to go ANYWHERE as the Oxford English Dictionary just added the word to its database:

And now, it looks like "stan" isn't going to go ANYWHERE as the Oxford English Dictionary just added the word to its database:

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The dictionary properly sources Eminem as the origin of the word…

The dictionary properly sources Eminem as the origin of the word...

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