We are word geeks, of that, there is no doubt. We’re always reading a book, a tablet or the back of a cereal box. So imagine our glee when we discovered that 455 new words were added to the Merriam- Webster Dictionary this month. While we are not word snobs—there are a few on this list we’d rather never hear again.
long COVID : a condition that is marked by the presence of symptoms (such as fatigue, cough, shortness of breath, headache, or brain fog) which persist for an extended period of time (such as weeks or months) following a person’s initial recovery from COVID-19 infection.
TBH dear readers, we are grateful that we’ve dodged super-spreader events and long covid. We’ve got our vaccine passports ready to go, FTW. Let’s just hope we aren’t de-platformed for being a little cheeky on a rainy Friday, amirite?
You can get the FULL LIST of new words here, courtesy of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.