Words

Here are the latest posts about Words on writerswrite.com:

  • How Many Words is That? (2018-04-16): Find out word counts for different types of writing from tweets to novels including short stories, fiction, novels and more.

  • Kim Jong Un's Dotard Insult Sends Americans Scrambling for Dictionaries (2017-09-21): Kim Jong Un called President Trump a dotard in a new threat forcing millions to look up the word. The word dotard is now trending on Twitter.

  • Oxford Dictionaries Online Adds New Words Including Photobomb, Mwahahaha and Tweeps (2012-08-23):

  • Bucket List, Gastropub, Earworm, Mash-up Among Merriam-Webster's New Words for 2012 (2012-08-15):

  • Concise Oxford English Dictionary Adds Retweet, Textspeak (2011-08-19):

  • Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary Adds New Words for 2009 (2009-07-09):

  • English Language Will Soon Contain Over 1 Million Words (2009-01-05):

  • Bailout is Merriam-Webster's Word for 2008 (2008-12-06):


  • Create Word Clouds With TagCloud or Wordle (2008-08-08):

  • Oxford University Press Monitoring the Blogosphere for New Words (2007-08-17):

  • Merriam-Webster Adds 100 New Words (2007-07-13):

  • Poll Finds Folksonomy is Most Irritating Web Word (2007-06-21):

  • We Skip Letters When We Read (2007-02-23):

  • Tech Lingo Still Confuses People (2006-10-05):

  • A Color Coded Map of Nouns (2006-07-12):

  • The Word of the Year is: Truthiness (2006-01-11):

  • Top Ten Words Not in the Dictionary (2005-05-31):

  • WordCount Tracks Word Popularity (2005-05-26):

  • Lexiteria Says Tsunami is 2004 Word of the Year (2005-01-07):

  • Merriam-Webster Announces 2004 Words of the Year (2004-12-10):

  • Merriam-Webster Announces Top Ten Favorite Words (2004-05-21):

  • Merriam-Webster Announces 2003 Words of the Year (2004-01-23):