Grant: DSNA New Word Open Mic
Friday, August 3, 2007
In June, Grant attended the biennial meeting of the Dictionary Society of North America. One of the highlights was the New Word Open Mic where anybody was invited to step up to the microphone and submit a new word they had coined or found. Grant was one of the judges, and shares some of the new words submitted in this bonus podcast from A Way with Words.
Find out if "to Paris" has legs or if something you have is "googletudinous."
Links mentioned in the podcast:
Cambridge University Press Dictionaries
Oxford English Corpus
American Heritage Dictionary at Bartleby.com
Copy Editor newsletter
Diary of a Crossword Fiend
Support for A Way With Words comes from Thinkmap, maker of the Visual Thesaurus, an interactive dictionary and thesaurus. The Visual Thesaurus brings language to life. Learn more at VisualThesaurus.com.
Please stay on topic and be as concise as possible. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Community Discussion Rules. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.