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In this fun, short talk from TEDYouth, lexicographer Erin McKean encourages — nay, cheerleads — her audience to create new words when the existing ones won’t quite do. She lists out 6 ways to make new words in English, from compounding to “verbing,” in order to make language better at expressing what we mean, and to create more ways for us to understand one another.

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Did you know that a student needs to encounter a new word 10 to 16 times to effectively learn it according to recent research?Considering the number of new words students have to learn per c

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30+ Brilliant New Words We Should Add To A Dictionary

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

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30+ Brilliant New Words We Should Add To A Dictionary

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

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30+ Brilliant New Words We Should Add To A Dictionary

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

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30+ Brilliant New Words We Should Add To A Dictionary

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

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30+ Brilliant New Words We Should Add To A Dictionary

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

from Architecture & Design

30+ Brilliant New Words We Should Add To A Dictionary

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

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7 Infallible Tricks to Help ESL Students Remember New Vocabulary. I especially like the timing suggestions - teaching the words, repeating them one hour later, one day later, one week later, one month later....

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from Architecture & Design

30+ Brilliant New Words We Should Add To A Dictionary

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

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