Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Some New Words.....

According to USA Today, Merriam-Webster's newest edition of the Collegiate Dictionary will hit stores this fall containing about 100 newly added words.
  • got a problem that's bigger than gigantic, but not quite enormous....try ginormous

  • venture into India's motion-picture industry, but ask for it by name....Bollywood

  • for those among you who dislike crossword puzzles....try sudoku

  • don't have time for traditional dating and want to meet the greatest amount of people in the shortest amount of time....try speed dating

Other words that have made it into the new Collegiate Dictionary include "crunk," "DVR," "IED," "smackdown," "telenovas," "gray literature" and "microgreens."

Check out the USA Today article for additional details!

Happy Reading!


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