Let’s all learn new words

The AP reports on new words in the latest edition of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and one of the most imporant ones has made the cut!

Manga: A Japanese comic book or graphic novel.

Sweet! “Ringtone” and “polyamory” have also been deemed worthy to stand the test of lexiconographic time.



  1. Jonathan says:

    I have one talk with The Beat where the idea of a polyamorous lifestyle comes up and somehow it gets added to the OED……talk about service! But seriously though, that wasn’t already in there? Kinda surprising.

  2. Manga comes in at 57505 atWordcount, in between “evolutionarily” and “slaughterhouse.”

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