• Merriam-Webster adds "dumpster fire" to the dictionary


    A common phrase for intense times of trouble is officially a word.

    Merriam-Webster recently announced the addition of 850 words to their dictionary. 

    As the English Language evolves, the team put together new words from linguistic culture. 

    Of note: dumpster fire. 

    The word takes its place in the dictionary, defined as "an utterly calamitous or mismanaged situation or occurrence."

    Other notable additions include "mansplain": to explain something to a woman in a condescending way that assumes she has no knowledge about the topic, and antifa, "a person or group actively opposing fascism."

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