Merriam-Webster Declares 'Ism' as Word of the Year for 2015Merriam-Webster has picked a small but powerful suffix as word of the year: ism.
Merriam-Webster Adds 1,700 Entries, Including 'Photobomb,' 'WTF'The unabridged Merriam-Webster Dictionary has added 1,700 entries to its collection of words, including terms like "colony collapse disorder" and "net neutrality", but also some web-speak acronyms like "NSFW" and "WTF."
Merriam-Webster Names 'Culture' Word of the YearA 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.
New Scrabble Dictionary To Include 5,000 New WordsThe 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."
Capitalism And Socialism Wed As Words Of The YearThanks to the election, socialism and capitalism are forever wed as Merriam-Webster's most looked-up words of 2012.