Words reflect influence that tech, especially social networking, is having on our culture, says storied dictionary.
Rating its 10 most-searched-for words, the online dictionary shows that people are interested in more than just buzz-worthy semantics.
Geek culture once again shows its influence over the mainstream lexicon with the latest version of Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary. New entries include fanboy, netroots, and webinar.
In the spirit of the Stephen Colbert-fueled "truthiness," the dictionary giant crowns a l33t-speak favorite with its annual award.
Alert Merriam-Webster: Unlimited does not mean unlimited
The publisher launches a subscription service that provides online access to the unabridged version of Webster's Third New International Dictionary.
The Oxford Dictionary welcomes a swarm of new entries, including matcha, mecha, subreddit and manic pixie dream girl.
If you have to endure the horror of a meal on an airplane, a new study out of Cornell says some tastes are more intense than others. Order accordingly.