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Merriam-Webster Names ‘Culture’ Word of the Year

A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster’s 2014 word of the year: culture.

12/15/2014

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New Scrabble Dictionary To Include 5,000 New Words

The official Merriam-Webster Scrabble dictionary is getting its first major update in nearly a decade this week, and will see word additions like “selfie,” “hashtag” and “chillax.”

08/05/2014

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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