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English is So Fetch: How New Words Are Born

With over seven billion people on the planet and 6,500 spoken languages, new words are coined every day. If neologisms can be crafted by anyone, then how do they move from the lowly statusĀ of words like… 1,090 more words

Etymology

New words - 23 February 2015

showrooming noun

the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer

Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy. 82 more words

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New words - 23 February 2015

showrooming noun

the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer

Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy. 82 more words

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New words - 16 February 2015

right-swipe verb to move your finger to the right on a screen to show your approval for someone on the Tinder website

How efficient is the ‘right-swipe everyone’ strategy for dudes on Tinder? 155 more words

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Wednesday Wordage - Lugubrious

Lugubrious

Say: Lu-gu-bri-ous

I first came across this word when reading Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere. Which I’ll most likely do a review of (If you’ve never read Neil Gaiman, give his work a try, you never know you might like it!) 73 more words

Words

Smart Way to learn a New Language

We live in a global village, where interactions with different people and exposures to different culture are commonplace, especially if you travel frequently. Moreover, speaking and understanding different languages is a skill that adds value to your personality. 388 more words

Motivation

New words - 9 February 2015

swoll adjective slang having large muscles as a result of working out

Get Swoll, Brah! A fitness blog dedicated to sharing tips, tricks, gymspiration and support to get the body you’re working for. 117 more words

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Luka Radicevic reblogged this on English by Luka.