Words, Words, Words — Adding New Ones to the Dictionary


Fun story on Poynter today from Steve Myers about new words that Merriam-Webster is adding to the dictionary and making the argument that one of the true arbiters of what’s acceptable in what  you read is the AP Stylebook, a/k/a “the journalist’s Bible.”

I found this link in this morning’s Media Bistro digest, which also linked to this Bloomberg Businessweek report about M-W. Steve’s report is more fun, though.

I wonder which words will appear in our collective vocab next year?


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