Words when you were born

Merriam-Webster’s Time Traveler has created a website where you can select your birth year from the drop-down menu, which will give you a list of words that were presumably used for the first time in print that year.

These words were first used in print in the year when I was born:

body piercing
butterfly effect
couch potato
cosmic background radiation
digital camera
dream catcher
Ebola virus
endorphin
exit poll
meme
pooper-scooper
video card
wannabe
white zinfandel

Epic collection, eh?

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