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Surprising tech words from the year you were born

Pocket-lint Logo By @alex_tsl/Unspolash of Pocket-lint | Slide 1 of 47: Aren't words wonderful? Language is a brilliant thing and we have words for almost everything. The world is constantly changing and language evolves with it.Every year that passes new words appear as part of our standard vocabulary to account for the changes in society and the great leaps and bounds of technology. We have seen some incredible bits of tech appearing over the decades and the words appearing to explain them. Some of those words even appear before the tech becomes mainstream.You might be surprised to see when words first appeared in common usage or were first recorded as being used. We've been combing through Merriam-Webster's archives to pick out the best and most interesting words in tech.

Surprising tech words from the year you were born

Aren't words wonderful? Language is a brilliant thing and we have words for almost everything. The world is constantly changing and language evolves with it.

Every year that passes new words appear as part of our standard vocabulary to account for the changes in society and the great leaps and bounds of technology. We have seen some incredible bits of tech appearing over the decades and the words appearing to explain them. Some of those words even appear before the tech becomes mainstream.

You might be surprised to see when words first appeared in common usage or were first recorded as being used. We've been combing through Merriam-Webster's archives to pick out the best and most interesting words in tech.

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