A Thing About Words -- A Growth Spurt: 'WTF' in the dictionary?! That's 'clickbait'!

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Boing Boing and Cable News Network (CNN) reported that Merriam-Webster Unabridged blog about "... Some of the new entries are for terms you've heard of and some likely aren'. We thought we’d offer you a sampling of both..." -- "... WTF joins emoji, NSFW, net neutrality, clickbait, click fraud, photobomb and other words reflecting modern life among the latest entries in Merriam-Webster's unabridged dictionary. Some 1,700 words have been included, along with 3,200 new examples to add context.

The new entries speak to what's current in the English language today, touching on technology, food, the worldwide food supply and the sharing economy..."