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A galley proof shows some of the work that went into adding "ginormous" to Merriam-Webster's 2007 collegiate dictionary. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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From 'F-Bomb' To 'Photobomb,' How The Dictionary Keeps Up With English

For a new word to enter the dictionary, it must meet three criteria: widespread use, sustained use and meaningful use. Merriam-Webster lexicographer Kory Stamper explains the process in Word by Word.

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From 'F-Bomb' To 'Photobomb,' How The Dictionary Keeps Up With English

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'Fargo' And Bill Nye Make Promising Returns To The Small Screen

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