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'Kayfabe' is totally a real word now, apparently

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Pro wrestling terminology has broken into the mainstream many times over the years -- even with ridiculous terms like "smackdown" -- and now Oxford Dictionaries has added yet another to the list: Kayfabe.

Over at their blog showcasing "New Words from the wide world of pop culture:"

Probably not familiar to those outside the world of pro wrestling, the term kayfabe refers to ‘the fact or convention of presenting staged performances as genuine or authentic'. The origin of the word is uncertain, although it is often said to have arisen in American travelling carnivals. The word has been interpreted by some as being an alteration of ‘be fake' backwards, while the -ay- element is typical of the way words are formed in Pig Latin.

More legitimacy!