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Malarkey' sets Merriam-Webster record


Merriam-Webster announced today that the two words that received the most searches on its website were "socialism" and "capitalism."

Another record search: "Malarkey."

Within 24 hours of V.P. Joe Biden using the word in this year's vice presidential debate, searches for the word spiked by 3,000 percent on, according to the Associated Press.

The official MW definition:

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