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New words – 16 October 2017

Linkster noun [C]
UK /ˈlɪŋk.stəʳ/ US /ˈlɪŋk.stɚ/
someone born after the year 2002, said to be “linked” into technology since birth

So, the Linkster population – estimated to make up 18 per cent of the world’s population – grew up with social media, smart phones and apps. 199 more words

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Blustrious Gustards

I’m prone to making up new words. Given that all words are made up in order to describe something, why not add to the collection? I rarely do this intentionally, the new words often just come out when I am attempting a description. 267 more words

Conceptiams: neologisms that define our times, ed. 1

We all have shared observations that we sometimes don’t even know we have.

Even when our thoughts and opinions of a person, place or thing seem especially weird or nuanced, almost invariably, someone else has made the very same observation. 344 more words

Tampa

Gruntled

There was this one time a while ago, when I discovered that the opposite of disgruntled is gruntled. How amazing is that? I don’t know about you, but, I sure am pleased by the fact. 46 more words

He And I

WISSIT 2017 - Third time's the charm

This August, for the third year in a row, I got to spend a week working with the wonderful teachers and other educators who attend the… 224 more words

New words – 9 October 2017

biobag noun [C]
UK /ˈbaɪ.əʊ.bæg/ US /ˈbaɪ.oʊ.bæg/
a plastic bag filled with a special liquid that can keep an animal alive that has been born prematurely by mimicking the conditions of its mother’s womb… 242 more words

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New words – 2 October 2017

cloud eggs noun
/klaʊdˈegz/
a savoury dish made by baking small mounds of whisked egg whites with a whole egg yolk in the centre of each one … 294 more words

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