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Merriam-Webster names ‘pandemic’ 2020 word of the year

Every year the famous Merriam-Webster dictionary is notoriously known for sharing its word of the year. The dictionary named ‘pandemic’ 2020 word of the year
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Merriam-Webster to Change Definition of 'Racism' After Request by Missouri Woman

Kennedy Mitchum says internet trolls were copy-and-pasting the definition of racism to try and prove she didn’t understand the word. But soon that definition will change.
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300 New Words Added To The Dictionary

Dictionary.com has uploaded 300 new words to its database. Now officially part of the English language are, 420, alt-right, cheat day, dad bod, lightsaber, man bun, mic drop, superfood and smackdown. Dictionary.com says its process of approving new words is based in studying texts and discovering...
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Online Dictionary Changes Word Definitions To Stop Students From Cheating On Test

Students have been trying to cheat for as long as Lex Luther has been challenging Superman. While today's cheaters have the ease and convenience of the World Wide Web, the Web strikes back as a powerful reminder that cheating is wrong. Just like in the United States, students in Romania have a...
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