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Scrabble dictionary adds 'ridic' list of new words

(CNN) — The Scrabble dictionary has added lotsa of new words for its players, and some are so ridic, they’ll make you lolz.

The venerable board game has an additional 6,500 words, including a few once limited to social media and technology. 230 more words


Lesson 55

Another Wednesday, another lesson. This week, we’re talking about being really committed.

I know, I know, I’ve talked about this before. I’m only one person and I run out of ideas quickly. 338 more words

Writing Tips

Sporting Goods and Private Parts

So, the boy heard an unfamiliar word. Following our pre-determined Protocol for New Word Acquisition, he cornered me alone for a definition.

“Mama, what does ‘dick’ mean?” 322 more words


New words - 18 May 2015

plyscraper noun a skyscraper made mainly from wood

The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow… 114 more words

New Words

FLUKE: How can you be THIS old and still learn new words?

Silly question, I know, because there are always new words to be learned. Back when I studied French in 1988, it was amazing how much ENGLISH I learned…and I’m a native English speaker, just in case you’re wondering. 248 more words

Words And Language

New words - 11 May 2015

mint adjective (informal) nice; cool

Either way, the car looks mint.

bae noun (slang) a romantic partner (often used as a form of address)

I have to kill my bae because he is CHEATING ON ME. 67 more words

New Words

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The (R)evolution of Language

scop, junto, hauteur, astringent, futilitarian

Aidar stared intently at the parchment and marvelled at his creation: words spun out of thin air, compounded by the sounds everyone uttered. 279 more words