We Need to Stop Saying ‘Blacklist’ and ‘Whitelist’
It’s time we stop using offensive and harmful words, which have clearer, more inclusive alternatives.
Dictionary.com Updates Definitions To Eliminate Prejudiced Language
The update sees additions like “Black”, “ace”, “DGAF”, and “Pride” as part of its 15,000 changes.
The A-Z of New Words Birthed by the 2010s
It's been a long decade, lads.
Tom Brady Helped Put GOAT in the Dictionary
Merriam-Webster added GOAT, and you'll be pretty shocked to learn who it was first used to describe online.
We Need to Change the Dictionary Definition of 'Hacker'
Most dictionaries, as well as popular culture, mistakenly define “hacker” with a malicious connotation. It’s time to change that.
We Need a New Vocabulary to Talk About the Human Future in Space
If humans want to expand beyond Earth in an optimal way, we’ll need novel language to keep pace with novel technologies.
I spoke to Detroit Swindle, and got an exclusive preview of their debut album
Amsterdam's most popular deep house act talks about the Motown legacy, touring through Australia, and hooking up with Mayer Hawthorne for Boxed Out.
How Words Like Aquafaba, Kombucha, and Queso Got Added to the Dictionary
We asked Merriam-Webster how they decide what words make the cut.
Cryptocurrencies Aren't 'Crypto'
As the price of Bitcoin and Ethereum skyrocket, and more and more people who are unfamiliar with technology join in the craze, words start to lose their original and correct meaning.
Some Nerds Used Algorithms to Find Out Which Word Is the "Most Hip-Hop"
They also discovered that "racism" is one of the words that is most central to Kanye West's work, whatever that means.
There Is No 26-Game Win Streak in MLB
People are debating where the Cleveland Indians' current win streak stands in MLB history because the 1916 New York Giants won 26 times in 27 games.
A Definitive List of the Best Two Words
We asked people for their favourite two words and they were mostly food-based.