Who knows why, but there are some words that we hear in conversation that make us cringe. I'm not talking curse words, I'm just talking about regular words that wouldn't make anyone raise an eyebrow necessarily, we just don't like the way they sound.
Thank the merciful heavens! Now we can say “micropig” as much as we want without having to endure the crushing shame of using a word that isn’t a legitimate word. Micropig is just one of dozens of terms that became official as part of ODO’s most recent quarterly update of new words and definitions, which includes “soul patch,” “hosepipe ban” and “vajazzle.” Finally! Our Thursday night dinner conve
Each year in September, Webster's Dictionary adopts new words to put in their next edition. These tend to be words that have made their way into main stream American conversations. Let's see if you have heard any of these words dropped in casual conversation before.