The Surprising Meaning Behind These 8 Really Weird Words

Don't you just love "petrichor"? Especially if you're one of the "bibliobibuli" that feels especially inspired after a good storm? No idea what I'm talking about? Get the definitions of 8 weird words here.

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Yes...

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Even prairie dogs do it.

Check out these 10 surprising words that were added to the dictionary this year.

Impress Your Date...

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With your vocabulary and this skill.

Do you know that these common words are only found in English?

For All The Bookworms Out There...

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You're not alone. (Here's what its like to write the dictionary, by the way.)

Barack Obama Looks Like He Gives A Good Hug...

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Right!?

These 10 words mean the opposite of what they used to mean.

Readers...

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Unite!

These were the most searched "new" words, according to dictionary.com.

Who Knew...

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There was a word for that deliciously moist and earthy smell?

Be sure to check out these words that used to mean completely different things.

Swap This One With...

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"Glow" and "beam"...every chance you get.

The Men of Movember...

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Know all too much about this practice.

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