Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary adds 150 new words, phrases

The English dictionary is keeping up with today's digitally social world.  The newest edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary is now recognizing 150 new words and phrases.  Additions

News 12 Staff

May 19, 2014, 6:03 PM

Updated 3,719 days ago

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The English dictionary is keeping up with today's digitally social world. 
The newest edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary is now recognizing 150 new words and phrases. 
Additions include social media, hashtag, selfie, tweep and spoiler alert. 
A few others you'll find in the dictionary's 11th edition are Yooper, fracking and e-waste. 


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