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Merriam-Webster just announced a bunch of new words that they've added to their dictionary, which basically legitimizes them...for better or worse. Here are some of the highlights:
1. Pregame: "to begin drinking alcohol before an event or activity, such as a party or a night out."
2. Froyo: "frozen yogurt."
3. Sriracha: "a pungent sauce that is made from hot peppers pureed with usually garlic, sugar, salt, and vinegar, and that is typically used as a condiment."
4. Front: "to assume a fake or false personality to conceal one's true identity and character."
5. Schneid: "a slang term for a losing streak, as in sports."
6. Troll: "to harass, criticize, or antagonize someone, especially by provocatively disparaging or mocking public statements, postings, or acts."
Some of the other words they added are open carry and concealed carry...alt-right and dog whistle...hive mind...ransomware and malware...and Internet of Things.
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