Wordsmiths make fanboy, Texas hold ’em official

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“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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One of Nerdvana's founding bloggers, Scott Kirchhofer is a graphic artist and designer of the Nerdvana logo, as well as a gamer and comic book movie fan.