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Six with as many new words.

by Believe on August 17, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

The task at hand is to write a six using the most new Merriam-Webster dictionary word as possible. Here's the list:

Sexting, Bucket list, systemic risk, aha moment, underwater, Cloud computing, earworm, Mancave, mash-up, copernicium, F-bomb, energy drink, gassed, game changer, gastropub


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