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'Hashtag,' 'selfie,' and 'tweep' join Merriam-Webster dictionary

Words reflect influence that tech, especially social networking, is having on our culture, says storied dictionary.

By May 20, 2014

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Merriam-Webster's word of the year isn't selfie, it's science

Rating its 10 most-searched-for words, the online dictionary shows that people are interested in more than just buzz-worthy semantics.

By December 3, 2013

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iPREPpress Miriam-Webster Pocket Dictionary for iPod

iPod owners who require a dictionary on the go will benefit from the iPrepPress Merriam-Webster Pocket Dictionary, but it doesn't hold a candle to the free online version.

April 27, 2006

3 stars Editors' rating April 27, 2006

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Use mobile dictionary apps even when offline

The Merriam-Webster and Dictionary.com apps for Android and iOS can be used even when your device is offline.

By February 22, 2014

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FBI discovers Twitter-speak, starts a dictionary

U.S. government investigators have compiled an 83-page list of Twitter shorthand, including some acronyms we bet you've never used.

By June 17, 2014

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Guess which geek word won official entry into Collins' dictionary

The Collins English Dictionary held a hotly contested vote for a geeky new-fangled word that would earn a spot in the book. We have a winner.

By June 10, 2014

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'Adorkable,' anyone? Tweet a new word into the dictionary

Collins English Dictionary turns to the collective wisdom of Twitter to pick a new word for its next edition.

By May 19, 2014

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Oxford Dictionary apps disappear from iTunes

Oxford's suite of dictionary apps have been quietly removed from the iTunes app store, leaving customers with unsupported premium apps.

By February 12, 2013

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Geeks get a word in with Merriam-Webster

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.

By July 7, 2008

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Merriam-Webster's 2007 word of the year: w00t

In the spirit of the Stephen Colbert-fueled "truthiness," the dictionary giant crowns a l33t-speak favorite with its annual award.

By December 11, 2007