After determining there would be little in the way of actual survival skills portrayed and absolutely no cannibalism on “Survivor,” I had little interest in reality television. But while I am still unlikely to voluntarily watch the “Real Housewives of Anywhere,” and could not give a whit about Snooky’s angst or what a Kardasian does or does not wear, I have changed my mind. And that’s because reality television has changed to include things that interest me and those like me.
The crack team of linguists at Oxford University rolled out dozens of accepted new “words” in its official online dictionary last week, including gems like manspreading and wine o’clock. Despite the fact gun terminology is far more precise and widely accepted, there are no firearm-related terms in the list.