'F-Bomb' and 'Sexting' Among Words Added to Merriam Webster's Dictionary

August 14, 2012 Updated Aug 14, 2012 at 5:01 PM EDT

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'F-Bomb' and 'Sexting' Among Words Added to Merriam Webster's Dictionary

August 14, 2012 Updated Aug 14, 2012 at 5:01 PM EDT

The next time you open up a Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary you will find some new words.

Among them, according to a story posted on the Merriam-Webster website: f-bomb, sexting, bucket list and man cave.

"Some of the new words this year provide colorful images," Merriam-Webster Editor at Large Peter Sokolowski says in the story posted on the Merriam-Webster website. "Terms like 'man cave,' 'underwater' (when used to describe mortgages), 'earworm,' and 'bucket list' paint vivid pictures in your mind. They show that English-speakers can be very creative as they describe the world around them."

Read the announcement of the newly added words from Merriam-Webster.com HERE.