Friday, April 28, 2006

Snarky: Is it really a word?

Today was the last day of classes and joyful giddiness was abundant in thought, word, and deed. Passing the time chatting with a student worker I mentioned she needed to watch out for her "snarky" attitude. She, in turn, accused me of making the word up (as if). We had the inevitable "that's not a word" discussion. To solve the dilemma, I told her look it up.

She checked Google and I pulled a dictionary off of the reference shelf. Yes, a book.

It's good to be right.

Today's links, boys and girls, are for definitions of ... snarky:

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