What New Word Debuted the Year You Were Born?
New words are always entering our language...or new ways to say words, or use words. It's kinda cool. Keep reading if you want to see what word came out the year you were born.
If we want to talk about how many words there are in English, there are three key numbers to remember: more than a million total words, about 170,000 words in current use, and 20,000-30,000 words used by each individual person. (Source)
Because I can't list every year of all time, I put anyone that graduated from a Rochester area high school in 2000 as the mid point. Then went a few years either side. Behold, the words that were born into the dictionary the same year as you.