Merriam-Webster Adds ‘Meme,’ ‘Photobombing,’ ‘Jeggings’ to Dictionary

(NEW YORK) — Yes, texters rejoice. WTF is now a real word — and so are some 1,700 other entries the editors at Merriam-Webster just added to their unabridged dictionary.

Photobombing, while still a culturally-questionable way to ruin a family portrait, is now in the book. So are all the picture memes exchanged between co-workers, and those other emails that are NSFW

In more contentious, less playful realms of online culture, additions included anonymous dark money contributions to political campaigns and the hotly debated net neutrality principle that treats all internet data equally.

Jeggings also made the cut-though some might wonder what took Merriam and Webster so long to try on the stylish stretchy jeans, which came on the market at least six years ago, and were picked up by Oxford Dictionaries in 2011.

World foods like delicate French macarons and savory Mexican chilaquiles were also officially appropriated by English-speakers.

You can check out some of the rest of their choicest entries here. Talk about clickbait.

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