Friday, November 23, 2007

25 words that were recently added to the dictionary

I just think stuff like this is interesting.

Kind of a neat mirror of our culture.

According to Webster's, these are some of the words that were added to the dictionary last year:

1. bada-bing
2. beer pong
3. belly-up
4. bling
5. breakout
6. Central Casting
7. cross-training
8. de-pants
9. Disneyfication
10. drive-by
11. gay-friendly
12. gross-out
13. hard-ass
14. ill-deserved
15. liposculpture
16. looky-loo
17. low-rent
18. microbrowser
19. off-label
20. Photoshop, v.
21. run-and-gun
22. self-harming
23. self-selecting
24. telemeeting
25. Wi-Fi

(Number 8 is my favorite!)

LET ME ASK YA THIS...
What three words would you like to see added in 2008?

LET ME SUGGEST THIS...
Share your words here!

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Scott Ginsberg
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