Fanboy Is Now a Real English Word, Says Merriam-Webster

Yes, it's official: you now can be a fanboy by the power of Grayskull and the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, which says the word is now part of the English language. They arrive a little late, because the Oxford American Dictionary in Apple's Mac OS X Leopard running on my Apple iMac 24" shows it, and so does… » 7/08/08 8:12am 7/08/08 8:12am

W00t Wins Webster's Word of the Year, Just Edges Out the Verb Facebook

W00t, that expression of joy invented by gamers way back when Sonic and Tails were special friends, has been given the accolade of word of the year by Webster's dictionary. The word, which beat the verb "to facebook" has an uncertain providence: while some people think it is an acronym for "We own the other team", others… » 12/12/07 4:53am 12/12/07 4:53am