From ‘F-Bomb’ To ‘Photobomb,’ How The Dictionary Keeps Up With English

By Terry Gross

For a new word to enter the dictionary, it must meet three criteria: widespread use, sustained use and meaningful use. Merriam-Webster lexicographer Kory Stamper explains the process in Word by Word.

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