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  1. We’ve Crowned The Dictionary.com Slang Word Champion!

    Update: Voting has closed, and the winner of Dictionary.com’s March Madness Slang Competition is Karen! We started this contest with 64 words, and now after the highly anticipated face-off between our final two, Karen and OK boomer, we have a winner. It’s Karen! So who is Karen, anyway? According to our definition, Karen is a mocking slang term for an entitled, obnoxious, middle-aged white woman. Especially …

  2. Slang Final Four Voting Is Open: Will “Karen” Win?

    Update: Voting in the Final Four has ended! Check out the championship round! It’s time to vote on round five of our slang competition at Dictionary.com! After four intense rounds of competition, our March Madness slang bracket has been narrowed down to the Final Four: Karen, OK boomer, low-key, and the struggle is real. The remaining four words in our contest represent an intriguing mix …

  3. “OK Boomer” & “Karen” Survive: Vote On Round 4 Of The Best Slang Word Bracket

    It’s time to vote on round four of our slang competition at Dictionary.com! There are only a handful of words left on Dictionary.com’s March Madness bracket, but the competition is just heating up. Last week, you voted on our Sweet Sixteen, and you wasted no time knocking out terms like big mood, hold my beer, and sorry not sorry.  In a surprising upset, the 16-seed …

  4. Vote For The Best Slang Word In English: March Madness Round Three Is Open!

    It’s time to vote on round three of our slang competition at Dictionary.com! There’s no basketball on television, but March Madness has continued safely here at Dictionary.com. We’ve been asking you to vote your way through a bracket while you’re hunkered down at home, and you’ve let us know in no uncertain terms that it was time for some words to go! Take the match-up …

  5. Vote For The Best Slang Word In English: Round Two Is Open!

    Update: March Madness voting for round two has ended! See the winners below, and go vote in round 3!  It’s time for round two of our slang competition at Dictionary.com! Last week, you told us how you really felt about popular slang words in round one of voting on our March Madness bracket.  Favorite words and phrases like OK boomer, big mood, and snacc came out …

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    It’s March Madness: Pick The Best Slang Word In English

    Update: March Madness voting for round one has ended! See the winners below, and go vote in round 2!  Since 1908, March Madness has been used to refer to basketball. Most notably, it describes the NCAA tournament (and all of the surrounding hype) that takes place each year. But here at Dictionary.com, we’re looking to create a little March Madness of our own: we’re hosting …

  7. Why Roman Numerals Are The Super Bowl’s Signature

    Sure, the Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events in the world (World Cup fans, feel free to weigh in here), and an unofficial national holiday in the United States. But, do you know how the Super Bowl got its name? Or why it uses Roman numerals? How did the Super Bowl get its name? In the 1960s, American pro football was divided …

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    The Proud Origins Of College Mascot Names

  9. These Might Be The Strangest Names In Sports

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    Zoom Through “Spin Class” With These 10 Cycling Terms