How do tech terms become legit?
Are the words we use every day -- like podcast, mashup, and blogosphere -- good enough for mainstream dictionaries?
This article from Computerworld discusses how several companies select new terms to add to their dictionaries.
Alas, both Merriam-Webster and American Heritage have recently dropped record changer as well as my beloved PL/1 from their latest dictionaries.
A discussion of the peculiarities of languages and the differences between them.
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