“Mouse Potato, Ringtone, Spyware” added to Dictionary!
Here we go again! Added to the 2006 update of Merriam-Webster’s CollegiateÂ® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition… here’s the list:
Below you’ll find a sample of the nearly 100 new words and senses from the 2006 copyright version of the best-selling Merriam-Webster’s CollegiateÂ® Dictionary, Eleventh Editionâ€”available this fall in bookstores everywhere. How many of these words are already a part of your vocabulary?
Technology and Computers
Science and Medicine
Entertainment and Leisure
The Human Condition
Business and Industry
2006 marks the bicentennial anniversary of America’s first dictionaryâ€”Noah Webster’s A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language. To see what words were “new” in 1806, check out A Glossary of New Words in the special anniversary section of Merriam-Webster Online.
Cool! Our language grows and adapts… even for geeks!