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'Adorkable' Is Now In The Dictionary

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.22.2014 | Home

“Photobomb,” “selfie,” “twerking” and “meme” are the latest additions to the print edition of the "Collins English Dictionary." Acc...

Maddie Crum

Was 'Twerk' Actually Added To The Dictionary? | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.22.2014 | Home

Nope. Well, not really, anyway. Last year, when Oxford Dictionaries announced a handful of new words they'd be welcoming -- including double den...

The 9 Most Controversial Words Added To The Dictionary

David Skinner | Posted 12.11.2012 | Home
David Skinner

No single dictionary ever saw a controversy like the nationwide freakout that greeted Webster's Third, which achieved its status as the most controversial dictionary ever by appearing to endorse vulgar English as good English.

11 Hilarious Regional American Words You Need To Know

Mark Peters | Posted 06.19.2012 | Home
Mark Peters

Here are a few more terms I find useful, amusing, or just flat-out wonderful. They are as American as apple pie and Richard Nixon, but better for your health. Use them in your tweets, toasts, and testimony as needed.