From Faux-hawk to Super-spreader: Merriam-Webster Adds 455 New Words to Dictionary


The English language is constantly evolving. Just last month, Merriam-Webster added 455 new words to the dictionary; that’s on top of the 520 words added in January of this year. It makes sense that the dictionary would be updated over time; long gone are the days of Shakespearean English. But how do neologisms like faux-hawk […]

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In specialized translation projects, we experience on a daily basis the reality that the terms used in the jargon of some engineers are not endorsed or approved by the prestigious dictionaries. Our mission is difficult, since we are faced with the dilemma of using a term used commonly in industry-specific jargon but considered academically incorrect, […]

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