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New Words Added to the English Language

Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, Etymologists, English language, dictionary, Merriam-Websterinteresting, education )

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Etymologists have something to keep themselves busy this summer. Merriam-Webster is out with its latest additions to the English language. About 100 new words are making it into the new dictionary.

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Dee C. (23)
Saturday July 11, 2009, 2:05 am
"About 100 new words are making it into the new dictionary. Everything from waterboarding and earmark to frenemy and staycation. As always, they are words that someone just "thought up" and gained usage and eventually the status of "language." Bill Carey was wondering whether a new set of terms and, eventually words, might spring up from some recent events in the Capitol."

Read more..see video at site..

Mary Donnelly (47)
Sunday July 12, 2009, 5:54 pm
Thanks Dee

I love words and found this article wonderful.

Dee C. (23)
Sunday July 12, 2009, 6:08 pm
Aww.. glad you enjoyed it Mary..I am always interested in new words too..

Juliette Calderone (91)
Sunday July 12, 2009, 9:02 pm
Very interesting thank you .
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