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More new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary
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More new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

More new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

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Can you guess what some of the new words are without looking at CNet's article?

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RE: More new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

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'Hashtag,' 'selfie,' and 'tweep' join Merriam-Webster dictionary

Tweep???

RE: More new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

Yep, that's really far off. Back when I used twitter a lot, it was a trend to modify most words with a TW prefix to "twitterize" them. A plague.

Actually it should only exist as plural tweeps (twitter people). The word has the root in peeps, an abbreviation of people introduced in the 1950s according to the oxford dictionaries:
http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/engli...
http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/engli...

Bye, Olaf.

RE: More new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

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Personally I STILL prefer calling Twitter obsessed people TWITS

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RE: More new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

I'm going to guess
Selfie (already mentioned)
Twerk
Bromance

.... any of those?

Just my 2ยข

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