From 'Hactivist' To 'Sidequest' Send Us Your Favorite New Words

An entry in the Oxford English Dictionary, defining a dictionary. (AP)
An entry in the Oxford English Dictionary, defining a dictionary. (AP)

Having trouble figuring out what the "cubiquette" is for "hacktivists?" Are you being distracted by "sidequests" while "Christmatizing" your apartment?

We're going to be hearing from American Heritage Dictionaries about what new words they're adding, and why terms that are all the rage may not make the cut.

We'll also look at what words were particularly abused or mangled this year.

Tell us your favorites, and which you think belong in the dictionary.

This program aired on December 14, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

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