Wordy Wednesday: Are You “Adorkable”?

The popularity of being a "dork" is seen in the popular book series, the "Dork Diaries," and also in a new word -- adorkable -- being added to the dictionary!

The popularity of being a “dork” is seen in the popular book series, the “Dork Diaries,” and also in a new word — adorkable — being
added to the dictionary!

Technology has given us many new words for our spoken vocabulary, and many of them are finding their way into the “real” dictionary (even if the dictionary in question is online)>

We’ve just learned that the Collins English Dictionary will add the word “adorkable” to its official dictionary later this year. The word means “adorable dork” and first appeared on Twitter in March 2007.

So, if you’ve been pining for that handsome guy with the pencil protector on his shirt pocket, then he may be simply “adorkable.” Apparently, that could be a good thing!

Check out http://goo.gl/OC1xGv to learn about this and other interesting words making the list as dictionary “newcomers” in 2014.

 

 

 

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