“New” words you’ll find in the latest edition of the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary: fanboy (a boy who is an enthusiastic devotee of such things as comics or movies) and Texas hold ’em (the poker game).
Also making the cut: netroots (like grassroots, but online) and subprime (like the mortgage).
Source: CBC News
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