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Off topic: Merriam-Webster adds new batch of words!
Thread poster: Luisa Ramos, CT

Luisa Ramos, CT  Identity Verified
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Jul 7, 2008

http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/07/07/new.dictionary.words.ap/index.html?iref=mpstoryview

Let's crank our creativity and be ready for future translations showing them.


 

jacana54 (X)  Identity Verified
Uruguay
English to Spanish
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Great link, Luisa! Jul 7, 2008

This is really interesting and I'm curious to see how some of these will be translated.

I could not, however, find a word I had to translate a couple of weeks ago: coolhunter (cazador de tendencias).

Thank you for posting the link.



 

Jim Tucker (X)  Identity Verified
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Hungarian to English
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OK, but this is just a drop in the bucket... Jul 7, 2008

....given that English adds some 3000-4000 new words every year (!).

 


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