MENU

      Merriam-Webster adds 'Yoopers' to dictionary


      NEW YORK - What's a Yooper? According to the latest edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, it's a longtime resident of the Lake Superior region.


      Yooper is one of 150 new words or terms announced Monday in the dictionary's 11th edition.


      Some of the others terms added are social media, spoiler alert, hashtag, selfie and tweep.

      component-story-more_media_horiz-v1-01
      FOLLOW US ON TWITTER