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'F-Bomb', 'sexting' among new 100 words added to MW Dictionary

Springfield - The latest English words to be added to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, which consists of more than 200,000 words, are quite reflective of modern day society. The editor announced some new words: "f-bomb," "sexting" and "bucket list."
 

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The vernacular born out of the Internet age is trickling into legitimate language.
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The vernacular born out of the Internet age is trickling into legitimate language. Merriam-Webster has added 3,200 contextual examples and 200 entries of the most frequently searched terms into the dictionary.
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