A helicoptor parent checks her childs tweets to see what has developed in the latest bromance.
Does that sentence make sense to you?
Well, now you can look those words up in the US Merriam-Webster dictionary as they just added those words and about 147 others to the official lexion of the world.
Editors devote hours each day to monitoring which words people use most often and how they use them in books, newspapers, magazines and electronic publications, says the website of Merriam-Webster, an Encyclopaedia Britannica Company.
- Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary Adds 150 Words Including “Tweet” and “Bromance” (blogworld.com)
- Merriam-Webster Dictionary Adds ‘Tweet’ and ‘Bromance’ to Latest Edition (newsfeed.time.com)
- U.S. Merriam-Webster dictionary adds “tweet,” “bromance” (calgaryherald.com)
- Merriam-Webster Dictionary Now Includes ‘Tweet’, ‘Social Media’, ‘Crowdsourcing’ And More (techcrunch.com)
- New words in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary (mrshutchison.wordpress.com)
- Merriam-Webster Dictionary Adds New Social Media Terms (blogherald.com)
- Merriam-Webster Dictionary Now Includes ‘Tweet’, ‘Social Media’, ‘Crowdsourcing’ And More (via TechCrunch) (toodamnez.wordpress.com)
- Merriam-Webster adds “tweet” and “social media” to dictionary (holykaw.alltop.com)
- Tweet, fist bump among new words added to Merriam-Webster dictionary (theglobeandmail.com)
- It’s Official: Merriam-Webster Adds “Tweet” to the Dictionary (socialtimes.com)