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Friday, July 07, 2006

New Words Added to Dictionary

As they do every year, the editors of the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary add a few new words to their venerable collection, establishing a bridge between pop culture and high culture, and illustrating how English is a dynamic, evolving language. Among the words and phrases making the cut this year are google (as a verb), himbo (male bimbo), drama queen, empty suit, bling, unibrow, bird flu and biodiesel.

Source: USA Today