Collins Dictionary Adds 86 Words Suggested by Readers

Collins Dictionary reached out to its readers to select new words for the dictionary. Among the 86 words added, the dictionary now includes: “crowdfunding” “photobomb” and “captcha.”

SocialTimes has more: “Is ‘crowdsourced’ a real word? It is now, thanks to the Collins Dictionary. To help demystify the verbiage of the internet, the publisher asked readers to nominate their favorite words for inclusion on CollinsDictionary.com … After a thorough screening of more than 4,400 submissions, the editors have narrowed the selection to 86 words. Here are 29 tech-related words that you may now officially add to your vocabulary list.”

On today’s edition of the Morning Media Menu, Social Times editor Devon Glenn discussed the new words. Press play below to listen.