With Frenemies Like You, Who Needs A Staycation?

The new edition of Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary has added about 100 new words. While it’s always nice to have an enlarged vocabulary, not everyone is familiar with the new terms. Here are some of the new words they’ve added and the old, more familiar terms for them:

Frenemy (one who pretends to be a friend but is actually an enemy)
OLD TERM: Hypocritical backstabbing two-faced jerk

Locavore (one who eats foods grown locally whenever possible)
OLD TERM: Yuppie

Staycation (a vacation spent at home)

Shawarma (a sandwich of sliced lamb or chicken wrapped in pita bread)

Sock puppet (a false online identity used for deceptive purposes)
OLD TERM: Facebook profile

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