New words for the New Year

It’s a new year and as we Terrans evolve, so does the most spoken language in the world. A lot of new words and phrases have been added to some of the most often used and referred to dictionaries. Here’s a quick look at some of the easy to remember ones:

From the Merriam Webster Dictionary:

Technology and Computers
mouse potato
ringtone
spyware
Science and Medicine
avian influenza
biodiesel
gastric bypass
Pop Culture
soul patch
supersize
Entertainment and Leisure
labelmate
ollie
wave pool
The Human Condition
drama queen
unibrow
International
manga
qigong
Business and Industry
agritourism
big-box
Nature
aquascape
coqui
Miscellaneous
polyamory
sandwich generation

And leave us not forget the venerable Oxford English Dictionary. Lots of words added there too.
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