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Wh00t! It’s ginormous!

The editors of Merriam-Webster dictionaries got more than 3,000 entries when, in a lighthearted moment, they asked visitors to their Web site to submit their favorite words that aren’t in the dictionary.

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Some of the proposed words even gained multiple submissions so the editors came up with an admittedly unscientific Top 10 list.

In first place was “ginormous” – bigger than gigantic and bigger than enormous – followed by “confuzzled” for confused and puzzled simultaneously, and “whoot,” an exclamation of joy. A “lingweenie” – a person incapable of making up new words – was tenth.

I kinda like that “lingweenie” bit, though I’ve never seen it before. I’ve seen “ginormous”, “confuzzled”, and, of course, “whoot”/”wh00t”, in use on the web.

Check out the full article at Yahoo!