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Merriam-Webster Adds "Jeggings," "NSFW" And More To Dictionary

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One of our favorite literary traditions is when dictionaries decide to keep up with the times and add internet slang into their vast volumes. The latest of these updates comes from the Merriam-Webster dictionary, which added 1,700 new words to its pages. 

And thanks to this new update, you no longer have to argue with your friends on whether or not "twerk" is a real word, because now it officially is.  Here are our seven favorite new words that Merriam-Webster added to their dictionary!

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Colossal-Squid

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Jeggings

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Sriracha

Twerk

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