The English language is complicated, to say the least, and sometimes the rules just don’t make any sense. Especially with texting being such a staple in today’s communication, abbreviations, contractions and other words that just don’t sound as if they possibly could be considered legitimate have become English language staples and have even been added to our dictionary. English is wacky so we’ve compiled a list of words that people don’t believe are actually real, but have been declared authentic by Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
15 words that people say aren’t real – but are
Good news: These are all words! Bad news: Language snobs will scoff if you use them – so you’ll have to politely correct them.
Is it a word?