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File photo of a Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Merriam-Webster Adds Hashtag, Selfie To Dictionary

Da “Yoopers” up dere in da U.P., Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, have hit it big with inclusion of their nickname in Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and the company’s free online database.

05/19/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25:  Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for MTV)

‘Twerk’ and ‘Selfie’ Among New Oxford Dictionary Words

The Oxford Dictionary adds new words to its online database once per quarter, and the most recent crop brings just one term to mind. Seriously? Or should we say Srsly?

08/28/2013

File photo of a Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Capitalism And Socialism Wed As Words Of The Year

Thanks to the election, socialism and capitalism are forever wed as Merriam-Webster’s most looked-up words of 2012.

12/05/2012

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