Time to update the vocab.
Merriam Webster have published their new words list for 2009.
I'm surprised a few took so long to get recognized. Like; earmark, shawarma and sock-puppet. Haven't there been sock-puppets for... well all my life and longer? And sure shawarma has ported over from Arabic, but this small town boy had his first shawarma in 1991, and I doubt that they had just arrived on the shores of the big city I had it in.
Some of those other words – vlog and webisode, I'm looking at you – in comparison have totally jumped the queue.