Among the 400 additions are a lot of portmanteaus that have become unfortunately emblematic of our time: Mankini, sexting, jeggings, etc.
Who do they think they are, adding ridiculous new words to the dictionary? I only speak using words that were around during Edwardian England. That's the last time English meant anything, as far as I'm concerned. Seriously, "retweet?" What's wrong with "republish a comment from the computer-based publishing platform Twitter?" Barbarians. [HuffPo, image via ultrabaker/Flickr]