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Our Dictionary Has Gotten Bigger, See What Made The List

Emoji, NSFW, net neutrality, clickbait, click fraud, photobomb and other words reflecting modern life among the latest entries in Merriam-Webster’s unabridged dictionary. Some 1,700 words have been included, along with 3,200 new examples to add context.

The new entries speak to what’s current in the English language today, touching on technology, food, the worldwide food supply and the sharing economy.

Merriam-Webster blog/new words/meanings (HERE)

Check out the CNN story/source (HERE)

Merriam-Webster website (HERE).

BTW… NSFW short for “not safe for work.”

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Your workday host is a longtime Seattle Radio Midday Air-Personality. Shellie grew up in Burien and now lives in West Seattle. She’s the on-court Entertainment Emcee for our 2X WNBA Championship Team SEATTLE STORM. Shellie is also committed to Children’s Hospital with weekly participation in their CHILD LIFE Program, dedicating over a 100 hours of volunteer time annually. People ask all the time, “What’s your favorite part of the job?”, and my response is YOU! Sure I get to meet all kinds of famous people, but it’s engaging with the people and their Northwest families that makes me happy”