New words in Merriam-Webster dictionary
> In particular, the new words includealso, the article mentions:
> "mondegreen", which I first heard
> about in SF-related circles. (More filk than anything
> else, and it was a
> filker that brought this to my attention this morning.)
John Morse, Merriam-Webster's president and publisher, said the cleverness of many Web-related terms makes them easy to grasp and gives them staying power. Webinar (an online meeting) is new, along with netroots (political grassroots activists who communicate online, especially in blogs).
- At 12:02 PM Monday 7/7/2008, Julia Thompson wrote:
>http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/07/07/new.dictionary.words.ap/index.htmlI'm still looking for that bathroom on the right.
>In particular, the new words include "mondegreen", which I first heard
>about in SF-related circles. (More filk than anything else, and it was a
>filker that brought this to my attention this morning.)
>Maybe I'm actually going to buy the darn dictionary. :)
. . . ronn! :)