Beatbox: to sing to the rhythm of rap music
Bromance: A close non-sexual relationship between men
Buzzkill: one that has a depressing or negative effect
Chillax: to calm down
Coqui: a small arboreal frog
Dubstep: a type of electronic dance music
Frenemy: one who pretends to be a friend but is actually an enemy
Funplex: a building with facilities for sports and games
Geocache: to search for hidden items by using a Global Positioning System device as part of a game
Gi: A white garment worn in martial arts
Hashtag: a word or phrase preceded by the symbol # that categorizes the accompanying text
Jockdom: the world of athletes
Joypad: a device with buttons to control computer images
Mixtape: a compilation of songs recorded from various sources
Mojito: a cocktail made of rum, sugar, mint, and lime juice
Po: a chamber pot
Ponzu: a tangy sauce used chiefly on seafood
Qigong: a Chinese system of physical exercises
Schmutz: dirt, grime
Selfie: an image of oneself taken by oneself using a phone camera
Soju: Korean vodka distilled from rice or sweet potato
Sudoko: a puzzle involving the numbers 1 through 9
Texter: One that texts
Vlog: to blog video material
Vodcast: to make video files available for download over the Internet
Webzine: a magazine published on the Internet
Yuzu: a sour Japanese citrus fruit
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Jon Stewart hasn't said much about quitting "The Daily Show" -- until now. In an interview, Stewart said he's been enjoying his hosting duties less and less and feeling more pessimistic about the subjects of the show -- politics and the news media.
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