Posted on July 19, 2021 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Mark the new workweek with new (well, new to words.

In addition to its springtime update, has added more than 300 new words and updated definitions, reports CNN.

Of course, many of these changes relate to the COVID-19 pandemic and increased awareness of racial sensitivities and injustices. 

But some are much more lighthearted, including the formal addition of “oof," one of our most commonly texted words.

CNN has highlights of the additions, while has a more comprehensive look at its changes and what inspired them. 

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