Words Made Up by 20th Century Writers

Road Runner cartoon
Austin, Texas
December 20, 2016 7:31pm CST
Here's an interesting list of 25 words that were added to the English lexicon in the 20th century. Was very surprised at the first word on the list. I thought Road Runner made up that word. Beep beep!! Image credit: Found on Pinterest; uploaded by user Janet Taylor (jtay61)
This post lists a number of words that were introduced to the English lexicon by novelists and other writers during the twentieth century.
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@DWDavis (14270)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
21 Dec 16
The article is interesting and I learned a good deal from it.
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• Austin, Texas
21 Dec 16
It's a great site. It has a partner site called Daily Blog Tips.
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@jaboUK (55052)
• United Kingdom
21 Dec 16
That is very interesting. I believe they add a few words every year, don't they?
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• Austin, Texas
21 Dec 16
From what I understand they do. Although I don't keep up.
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@franxav (5657)
21 Dec 16
With the speed new words are being coined English will certainly look and sound very different in another century!
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• Austin, Texas
21 Dec 16
For sure!