A Very Modern Dictionary: Volume 2

Publication details

Publication date: February 1, 2020

Publisher: Smith Street Books

ISBN: 9781925811360

Does internet jargon generally make you break out into a panicky sweat? Ever wondered WTF people mean when describing everything as “lit AF”? Can you explain the difference between FOMO and JOMO? Do you really still think that literally only means “literally”?

A Very Modern Dictionary is a handy guide to the ever-evolving landscape of modern communication, with over 600 newfangled words, phrases, acronyms, abbreviations, initialisms and portmanteaus. This dictionary will lend a helping hand to those of us who feel confused, befuddled, or like, really, really old when navigating the murky waters of the English language in the twenty-first century.