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Merriam-Webster Added Twerk, Emoji, and Photobomb to the Dictionary

Merriam-Webster just added 1,700 new words to their dictionary.  What do you think? Here’s some of them… WTF.  “What The [eff], used especially to express or describe outraged surprise, recklessness, confusion, or bemusement.” NSFW.  “Not […]

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Webster’s Dictionary Adds F-Bomb!

Merriam-Webster is the gold standard for dictionaries.  If it doesn’t appear there, it probably isn’t really a word!  Of course, they keep with the times by adding words to their collegiate dictionary every year.  There […]

08/14/2012

The End Of The Dictionary?

I know encyclopedias are a thing of the past.  The days of the World Book and Brittanica salesmen going door to door are LONG gone.  No more dog-earing pages as you put together the school assigned […]

08/30/2010

2000 new words

Every year the Oxford English Dictionary adds a ton of new words that have entered pop culture…which basically legitimizes them as part of the English language. And every year we mourn how DUMB our language […]

08/23/2010

Do you speak Steely?

[lastfm]Walter Becker[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Donald Fagen[/lastfm] were some “creative guys.”  Of course, they had a lot of help with “creative pharmaceuticals.”  Have you ever stopped to take a closer listen to [lastfm]Steely Dan[/lastfm] lyrics?  I swear, […]

08/06/2010