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"Wayback" & "Woo-woo" Added to Merriam-Webster

Feb 7, 2017
Word cloud of new words added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary
Tagxedo.com, Michelle O'Neill / Tagxedo

Attention, word nerds: This is your bonus round, courtesy of Merriam-Webster. In addition to elevating "surreal" in 2016 to word of the year, the dictionary company on Tuesday added about 1,000 new words and new definitions to existing listings on its website, Merriam-webster.com.

New Summer Theater Group

Feb 6, 2017

Students, community members, and professional actors will soon share a theater stage. On Sunday Augustana College announced the debut of the Mississippi Bend Players, a new summer theater troupe.

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Michelle O'Neill via http://www.tagxedo.com/ / Content by http://www.lssu.edu/banished/

Once again politicians have led the annual assault on the English language. The 2016 election is responsible for many of the words and phrases included on the 42nd annual List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness.

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