Sample of the new words

July 9, 2009 9:44:26 AM PDT
A look at 25 of the words added to the Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary.
  • 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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