Thursday, July 9, 2009

New Words in Merriam-Webster 2009 Dictionary

Check out a sampling of the new words that Merriam-Webster put in the dictionary for 2009! Missalette is a new one for me, are any of these new to you?  Any tried and true? 

acai
carbon footprint
cardioprotective
earmark
fan fiction
flash mob
frenemy
goji
green-collar
haram
locavore
memory foam
missalette
naproxen
neuroprotective
pharmacogenetics
physiatry
reggaeton
shawarma
sock puppet
staycation
vlog
waterboarding
webisode
zip line

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