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Font Automatically Blurs Out Offensive Words And Phases

The Polite Type is a font that automatically blurs what it considers to be insults, slurs or other offensive language
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These Common Words And Phrases Have Racist Origins

It can be a jarring experience to learn a common word or phrase you’ve been using for years is actually kind of racist, sexist or homophobic.
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Alexa Can Spell Out Words For You

From time to time your mind draws a blank when trying to spell a word. Thankfully, Alexa is a champ at selling! By default, Alexa has a dictionary built-in, which allows it to spell out words for you, provided you’re able to pronounce them relatively correctly. It's a handy feature that spell check...
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Say That Again! The Most Mispronounced Words of 2019

A nuclear disaster, a presidential candidate and an outspoken teenager were just a few of the hardest words to pronounce in America this year. Language learning app Babbel came up with the list of frequently butchered terms by working with the US Captioning Company, which subtitles all real-time...
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Online Calculator Estimate How Long it Takes To Read A Book

Finding the time to read can be challenging, especially when a story is so good you can't put the book down. So before you crack the cover, check out readinglength.com . This website will give you an estimated time frame of how long it will take you to read any one of thousands of titles. For...
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Cereals With Healthy Descriptive Words May be Unhealthy

A walk down the cereal aisle of the grocery store and you'll notice just about every box and bag has buzzwords of "wholesome," or "all natural" in its description. But here's the truth, at least according to a new report in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, are these claims aren't...
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Key Words & Phrases May Indicate Depression

Nearly 19 million Americans have depression and although it is highly treatable only 36% of those suffering receive treatment . Not seeking treatment can have consequences that can be devastating including personal suffering, missed work, broken marriages, health problems and, in the worst cases,...
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More Than 2,800 New Words Added To The Scrabble Dictionary

Sharenting, blud and bae are among the words to be added to the board game Scrabble. The youth culture slang phrases are counted among the list of 2,862 words, which have been updated to the official Scrabble word list that already contained 276,000 words and the first update since 2015. Political...
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640 Words And Phrases Added To Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Congratulations! Your lexicon grew by 640 words and phrases this month as the editors of Merriam-Webster's dictionary adding creditability to an ever-changing English language. Entertainment fans will recognize a few of the new words on Merriam-Webster's list: Buzzy (generating speculation or...
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Songs That Sound Romantic That Are Not Really About Love

Valentine's Day is the day you show that you truly love someone and what better way to show that love than by making a mix tape...and my mix tape I mean a playlist. But seemingly lovey-dovey songs aren't always about love. For instance, Extreme's "More Than Words" certainly sounds like a love song...
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