A glossary for a new era

Published: December 19, 2019 | by Bitcoin Press News Team

This year alone, Merriam-Webster added nearly 1,200 new words to its dictionary. The dictionary now recgonizes a nonbinary, singular “they.” Abbreviations like “vacay,” “sesh” and “inspo” — vacation, session and inspiration, respectively — are now listed. Some existing entries were expanded to add new definitions — “sext,” for instance, is no longer (just) “the fourth of the canonical hours.”

Then there are the terms that have been around for a while, but are only now getting their due: “page view,” “screen time,” “buzzy” and “on-brand.” If you want to go all the way back to, say, 2018, you’ll find words […]