Fact #524: The Simpsons are the source of a number of words that have become added to modern language, even appearing in Dictionary.com’s 21st Century Lexicon.

Example: The words “embiggen” and “cromulent” appeared in an episode of the Simpsons, “Lisa The Iconoclast.” The show runners asked the writers if they could come up with two words which sounded like real words, and these are what they came up with.

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Goes to show that you can actually learn a lot from the Simpsons…
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