Monday, May 15, 2023

More about new words in English has a big blog entry about new words in the English language.  

It's an interesting list, but I don't think it represents truly new terms.  For example, "knell" was used by Edgar Allen Poe in his poem "The Bells".

The very first word, abnegation, has its roots in a similar medieval word and Latin before that.  However, this may be a word that is being used by young people more in recent years because it is the name of one of the "factions" in the young adults' series "Divergent".

I must read the blog again from that viewpoint.

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