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'F-Bomb' Added To Dictionary

Aug 14, 2012

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We expect that most folks won't need to look up the definition. But just in case, "f-bomb" now has its own entry in the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.

And no, the entry doesn't appear to be illustrated with a image of recent vice presidents (Biden and Cheney), who have been known to drop an f-bomb from time-to-time.

The other 14 new entries in this year's update of the dictionary:

— aha moment

— bucket list

— cloud computing

— copernicium

— earworm

— energy drink

— game changer

— gassed

— gastropub

— man cave

— mash-up

— sexting

— systemic risk

— underwater

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