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5,000 New Words Added to Merriam-webster's Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, Including 'GEOCACHE,' the First Playable Fan-Voted Word

Scrabble now includes fun Yiddish words

Feel free to use 'schmutz,' 'tuchas' and other terms thanks to a change to Merriam-Webster's Official Scrabble Players Dictionary. Peter Herriman Oy vey. Terms such as these are frequently used these days, not just by Jews, but by ... Ynet News, 1 week ago

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Guest column: Tribes and tribalism - the good, the bad and the ugly

What is a tribe? Tribalism? Per Merriam-Webster: Tribe: a group of people that includes many families and relatives who have the same language, customs and beliefs; a group of persons having a common character, occupation or interest. Tribalism: ...
 Austin American Statesman1 week ago
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'YOLO,' 'Douchebaggery' Added to Online Oxford Dictionary

Not to be outdone by the dubstep-loving, selfie-taking wordsmiths at Merriam-Webster , the Oxford Dictionary has added a slew of Internet-era words in the August update of theironline dictionary including, "amazeballs," "binge-watch," "hate-watch," ...
 Rolling Stone2 weeks ago SMH, YOLO, amazeballs added to online Oxford dictionary  Daily Times1 week ago Oxford Dictionaries: Are new words throwing shade on real English?  Christian Science Monitor2 weeks ago

The New Era of Austerity

According to the online version of the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of austerity is a situation in which there is not much money and it is spent only on things that are necessary. For the oil and gas industry, what's
 Maritime Executive2 weeks ago 'Selfie' and 'Hashtag' Are Now Eligible Words in Scrabble  Mashable3 weeks ago Merriam-Webster Adds 5,000 New Words To Help You Win Scrabble  Fast Company3 weeks ago Scrabble dictionary's latest edition adds 5,000 new words  French Tribune3 weeks ago

GM: Looking at the Automotive Industry through Google Glass

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines augment as a verb, meaning to add something to (something) in order to improve or complete it. Throughout the scope of the twenty-first century, we have endured a perennial state of technological evolution, and ...
 TMC Net2 weeks ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Scrabble gets 5,000 new words in its dictionary

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- After going a decade without any updates, Merriam-Webster's Official Scrabble Players Dictionary has decided to get with the times by adding 5,000 new words including "selfie," "bromance" and "chillax." The dictionary is ...
 UPI3 weeks ago The Scrabble dictionary is getting an #upgrade  Marketplace3 weeks ago A night on the tiles gets an update  Sydney Morning Herald3 weeks ago Chillax: Scrabble gets an update  Sydney Morning Herald3 weeks ago

D.J. Hayden: Oakland Raiders CB shaping up as draft bust

The word "bust" holds many different meanings. In everyday life, its uses range from, per Merriam-Webster, "the upper part of the human torso" to "break or smash especially with force." In the NFL world, "bust" has just two definitions, both of ...
 Austin American Statesman3 weeks ago
Chicago Tribune

Orland Park Rampage WIN SWILA Baseball Championship

_ Merriam-Webster's dictionary defines rampage as "to act or move in a wild and usually destructive way", and the Orland Park Palomino Rampage lived up to its name on Saturday at the Swila Baseball League's Championship Game at Silver Cross Field in ...
 Chicago Tribune1 month ago

Israel Terrorizes Palestinians in Gaza

Terrorism is defined by Merriam Webster's dictionary as: "the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal." One could say Hamas fits this definition out of desperation and a lack of moral ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago Israel's Operation in Gaza: Terrorism by Any Other Name  Foreign Policy In Focus1 month ago

The Impact of Social Media

[June 24, 2014] (Slogan (Pakistan) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the term social media as "forms of electronic communication (on websites for social networking and micro blogging) through which ...
 TMC Net2 months ago
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