"Selfie" officially added to dictionary

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email

The latest edition of the Merriam-Webster collegiate dictionary has 150 new words and terms.

The publisher of the dictionary's eleventh edition will announce later today that it has added such words as hashtag, selfie and yooper.

NEW YORK, NY (NBC) - The latest edition of the Merriam-Webster collegiate dictionary has 150 new words and terms.

The publisher of the dictionary's eleventh edition will announce later today that it has added such words as hashtag, selfie and yooper.

Now just in case your wondering, yooper is a term used to describe a longtime resident of the lake superior region.

Other words included: social media and spoiler alert.


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