‘Lordy’ and ‘Contemporaneous’ Searches Spike as a Result of Comey Hearing

It seems that Merriam-Webster has been very busy lately, especially in light of the election and the recent James Comey hearing. Every time a word was spoken that people weren’t too familiar with, the dictionary saw a spike in searches. From Braggadocious to big-league, it’s safe to say we’ve all been confused.


On Thursday, James Comey testified to the Sentate Intelligence Community and used a few special words of his own, which resulted in an insane spike on Merriam-Webster. 



And more! 



I’ve never even heard of this word…



Were you one of the people that contributed to the spike? Lordy, we hope so. 




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