It's that time of year again when Merriam-Webster, the dictionary
makers, announce the new words added to the dictionary. For this year, a
popular new word is w00t. Read this article.
In such a media-rich culture as our own, we
"export" our culture through our TV shows, movies, websites, and
magazines. And because we as Americans create a lot of new words, I
believe that "American" is a separate branch of English--a more
flexible and non-traditional branch. (Some people may disagree with me,
and some may not like that fact that the
Which words would you like to see added to the dictionary in
2008? Your ideas might be techie words,
slang words, IM language… whatever. Make
sure you define each word!