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Merriam-Webster Dictionary Adds Crowdfunding as a New Word

Squeezed somewhere between “cancel culture” and “gig worker” the term crowdfunding has been added to the august Merriam-Webster dictionary. Although crowdfunding has been in use for more than a decade (unlike cancel culture which is more recent), it appears that the etymologists at Merriam-Webster have… Read More

Merriam Webster Adds “Fintech” to Dictionary

On Thursday, Merriam Webster announced it added more than 840 new words in the dictionary. The organization reported that words from digital technology are an “important part” of the new list and among those added was fintech. According to Merriam Webster, “Fintech” was first known… Read More

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