Tuesday, August 14, 2012
August 14, 2012 Among the other words Merriam-Webster is including in its 2012 update: sexting, man cave, mash-up and earworm.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
January 31, 2012 A biology professor pleas for a return to the proper use of "data" as a plural noun. But in the world of ever-changing language and fashion, is it too late to turn back time? If we could find a way....
Thursday, December 15, 2011
December 15, 2011 One reason it was searched for over and over again on Merriam-Webster's online dictionary: Americans were looking for the right word to describe what they want from politicians.
Monday, December 20, 2010
December 20, 2010 The dictionary maker says that as debt crises spread around Europe, online searches for the definition of "austerity" soared this year.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
December 18, 2007 Merriam-Webster's 2007 Word of the Year is w00t-ilicious!!