New words in the dictionary, Cost of parking in cities

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In this Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010 photo, an Oxford English Dictionary is shown at the headquarters of the Associated Press in New York. Caleb Jones/AP Photo

More than 300 words were recently added to the English language dictionary. The hosts of A Way With Words join us to look at some of the new entries and explain how words make their way into the mainstream. We also look into how parking prices are trending and how much they impact urban residents.

Featured in this Show

  • How the English language just grew by 370 words

    We discuss the recent updates to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary with a pair of word nerds.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Martha Barnette Guest
  • Grant Barrett Guest

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