Merriam-Webster Inc. announced that the word "blog" was the "most looked-up word
" [CNN] this year. The word will be a new entry in the next edition of the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary.
A four-letter term that came to symbolize the difference between old and new media during this year's presidential campaign tops U.S. dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster's list of the 10 words of the year.
Abhijeet Chavan is co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of Planetizen.