By John Ostapkovich
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Bible says there’s nothing new under the sun, but this year’s edition of the American Heritage Dictionary has a few exceptions.READ MORE: 21-Year-Old Angel Rodriguez Shot Dead During Large Gathering Of Dirt Bikes, Motorcycles In Port Richmond
The incoming class numbers about 100 new words, says the dictionary’s Steve Kleinedler. Food and science are fertile fields of terminology, so when an international science panel named two new elements Flerovium and Livermorium, they were in.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police: Man Shot In Chest, Killed In Kensington
“Most words are not so cut and dried. What we do is we look at a variety of evidence from across the country, whether a word is being used just within a particular segment or region of the country or whether it’s become wide-spread, and whether or not we think it’s going to stay around for a while, or be a flash in the pan.”MORE NEWS: Eagles Agree To Terms With 49ers Quarterback Nick Mullens
Also added this time around are QR code (that pixelated box you can scan), the sharrow (symbol for a shared car-bike lane) and sriracha, a chili sauce.