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w00t it's the word of the year!

w00t, an interjection often used in online gaming, has been selected as Word of the Year by Merriam-Webster, a publisher of dictionaries and reference books, though it is yet to find acceptance in......

Spelling Bee spells winning word WRONG, claim experts

'Knaidel', the word that won 13-year-old Indian-American Arvind Mahankali the Scripps National Spelling Bee crown, may have been wrongly spelled, Jewish linguists have claimed. Arvind, from New......

Indian girl wins spelling bee with 'cymotrichous'

Sukanya Roy adds another chapter to the Indian American success story at the National Spelling Bee. Suman Guha Mozumder reports\\nFor the fourth consecutive year, an Indian American was crowned the......

Indian American girl wins Spelling Bee

In her fourth appearance at the annual spelling marathon, a supremely-confident Kavya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, Kansas, breezed through to win the 82nd Scripps National Spelling Bee competition,......

US: Indian-American kid wins national spelling bee

Sameer Mishra, 13, of West Lafayette, Indiana, won the 81st Scripps National Spelling Bee, correctly spelling 'guerdon,' which means something one has earned or gained, a reward. With his win,......

Mobile-blogging is poised to explode

When Merriam-Webster compiled a list of the most searched words of 2004, the word 'blog' (short for weblog) topped the charts.However, blogging's younger sibling, the mobile-blog, is rapidly......

Of funts, fakeaways, and Ninja loans

The turmoil in the world economy has done what economists and experts could not do for years -- pushing into the day-to-day life a healthy dose of financial jargon, a lot of which has even become......

How to provide for parents, kids and still save

Naval architect Jayanta Roy, 44, lives with his family in their Kolkata home. There's wife Rupa, 39, son Deepro, 10, and parents, Kalyan Kumar, 65, and Kana, 65. In October 2007, Kalyan had to be......

Blogging: An insider's view

Severe withdrawal symptoms. I haven't blogged for several -- oh wait, still Friday is it? -- well, several hours then. No new comments on the Parveen Babi tribute I posted either. (Refresh refresh.......

Is India heading for bankruptcy?

Back in the 1930s, a fight broke out between the two Iyengar sects. It was about the control over the rich, main Kanjeevaram temple. The shape of the tilak on the temple elephant became the proxy......

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Mohammed none Salim
Q. what makes us extraordinary?
Mohammed None Salim:  A.  more

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Jivika
Q. Whats the definition of cheating?
Jivika:  A. Well, let us refer to Merriam Webster\'s Medical Dictionary for a proper definition of the word "animal."', Main Entry:...... more

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Manoj kakkar
Q. what is common sense?
Manoj Kakkar:  A. Merriam Webster- to break a rule or law usually to gain an advantage at something. : to take something from (someone) by lying or breaking a rule. more

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Josna
Q. Why they call the moon a
Josna:  A. Common sense is defined by Merriam-Webster as, "sound and prudent judgment based on a simple perception of the situation or facts." Thus,...... more

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wenz
Q. Namaste ji- One side love yeh kya hota hi ..how to fulfill your one side love ?
Wenz:  A. In many parts of Europe it was traditional to supply a newly married couple with enough mead for a month, ensuring happiness and fertility. Mead is...... more

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  Web results for Merriam Webster
The world's a-scrabble

Stuck in snow and needing emergency shelter: youre desperate. What you need is a quinzhee. Or was it a qajaq? Or ponzu? In a frantic moment of... ...

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Facts about Scrabble as championships are underway

National Scrabble Championships being played in Buffalo, New York. The winners will be crowned Wednesday. — Architect Alfred Butts devised... ...

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Selfie, bromance make it to the Scrabble dictionary

Selfie, bromance, bling and chillax are among 5,000 new words that have been recently added to the Scrabble dictionary. The new version also... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2436546&n_date=20140806&cat=Entertainment
New Scrabble dictionary picks up the language of the millennials

By Karen Brooks (Reuters) - Young players of the classic word game Scrabble, perhaps disenfranchised by its decade-old lexicon, can "chillax" now... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/08/05/us-usa-games-scrabble-idINKBN0G51ML20140805?feedType=RSS&feedName=lifestyleMolt
Scrabble dictionary's latest edition adds 5,000 new words

According to a New York Daily News report, the latest edition of Merriam-Webster's Official Scrabble Players Dictionary - the 36-year-old... ...

http://www.frenchtribune.com/teneur/1423265-scrabble-dictionary-s-latest-edition-adds-5000-new-words

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