FOMO, TMI and ICYMI have made it into the dictionary
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Merriam-Webster up to date the “unabridged” model of its complete dictionary this week, giving a nod of approval to an entire host of slang, know-how and web tradition terminology. A number of the highlights embrace Bitcoin, dox and nomophobia (the worry of being and not using a working cell phone). A slew of acroynms seeped in too, together with FOMO (worry of lacking out), TMI (an excessive amount of info), and — most significantly to Engadget — ICYMI (in case you missed it). You may scoff at the concept these phrases have gained “official” recognition, nevertheless it’s merely a mirrored image of the language we’re now utilizing to speak with each other.