Hello Words!

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Did you know that eight hundred and fifty (850) words were added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary this year? Image result for clip art merriam-webster

See the source imageWOW! A few new words below. For more information please go to
Merriam-Webster.com

bookworm 2 850 WORDS added!!!!
I’ll be reading from morning to night. I don’t even want to think about how many days, months it will take me to read all the definitions of these new words. HMM! Talk about job security.

Everyday terms that have seen increasing use include life hack and hate-watchBandwidth is now often used figuratively to mean “emotional or mental capacity.” Image result for Bookworm Clip Art FreeOur online lives have given us embiggen and subtweet. Even more colorful language is on display with dumpster fire, used to mean “disaster,” and mansplain, a word that dates back only to 2008 but has quickly shown its utility.

Finally, we see the inclusion of an increasing number of interjections and respellings, in part because communication via electronic text increasingly uses approximations of speech, including hmmoohmm-hmm, and, welp, welp. Which just goes to show that the dictionary can still be useful for providing meanings even when you’re speechless.

Have a great day! lady bug bookHope

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