To keep you up-to-date – here are some new words added to the dictionary in 2009.
1. STAYCATION – a vacation spent at home or in your hometown
2. FRENEMY – someone acts like a friend but is really an enemy.
3. FAN FICTION – stories written by fans and posted on the Internet (these are usually continuing episodes of popular shows)
4. LOCAVORE – someone who eats food only grown locally
5. VLOG – a blog with video
6. SOCK PUPPET – a deceptive, false online identity
7. WEBISODE – an episode of a TV show that you can see on the internet
8. PHARMACOGENICS – the study of how different people react differently to the same drugs