The perfect gift for the person in your life who loves language and pop culture: Word Spy, the imitable website that, among other things, confirms Mark Simpson is the first to coin the word "metrosexual," is now a book - Word Spy : The Word Lover's Guide to Modern Culture. Author Paul McFedries has written many other books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Smart Vocabulary, which Gothamist should get.

Check out the top 100 Word Spy words of the past seven days. The oldest word on the list is gayby boom.

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