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22 words you won’t believe were actually added to the dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary adds new words on a regular basis to reflect new cultural phenomena. Some of these words, however, are just silly, period. See the worst offenders.

This list of every ‘Word of the Year’ is like taking a trip through time

Every year since 1990, the American Dialect Society holds "the Super Bowl of linguistics" — to crown the word that defined the year.
One of President Donald Trump's most controversial policies gave way to 2018's word of the year.

2018’s ‘Word of the Year’ comes from one of the most tumultuous periods in Trump’s presidency

The American Dialect Society named "tender-age shelter" the 2018 "Word of the Year."

Merriam-Webster’s 2018 word of the year has appeared in political headlines nonstop for months

People looked up "justice" 74% more than they did in 2017 as it was at the heart of many national conversations in 2018, the dictionary said.
Donald Trump.

One of Trump’s favorite phrases was named the 2017 Word of the Year

Trump helped change the definition of "fake news" in 2017, according to the American Dialect Society.

‘They’ was just named 2015’s Word of the Year

Other nominees, including "on fleek" and "manbun," got "schlonged."