A couple of colleagues take pleasure in sharing news from the wonderful world of words. Here’s a recent dispatch:

The editors at Merriam-Webster have added the following words to the 2012 version of Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. Click on the link above for definitions.

  1. aha moment
  2. bucket list
  3. cloud computing
  4. copernicium
  5. earworm
  6. energy drink
  7. f-bomb
  8. game changer
  9. gassed
  10. gastropub
  11. man cave
  12. mash-up
  13. sexting
  14. systemic risk
  15. underwater

And for a real aha moment, try the Merriam-Webster Vocabulary Quiz! )

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