Selfie, Hashtag, and More Added to Merriam-Webster Dictionary

If you’re set to have a kid anytime after today, you should quietly weep for it–it’ll never grow up in a world where the word “selfie” isn’t in the official Merriam-Webster dictionary. The famous Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary is adding over…

Should Scrabble Add ‘Selfie’ to the Official Dictionary?

Scrabble and Merriam-Webster are about to publish the first new edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary in over 9 years, and they want Facebook users to vote on one word that they must have included. Fans of the game…

ZOMG, NSFW Added to Oxford Dictionary

Language is always evolving. And nowadays, with the prevalence of internet use, texting, and social networking, it is evolving at an unprecedented pace. Some new words have just been added to the Oxford Dictionaries Online, a related branch of the…

Google Experiments with Dictionary, Adds Reading Level to Side Bar

Google Dictionary in Search Today, Google is experimenting with Google Dictionary as an integrated part of search.  The dictionary would be available on the side bar as a search option and would allow users to find definitions of words without…