The update sees additions like “Black”, “ace”, “DGAF”, and “Pride” as part of its 15,000 changes.
Most dictionaries, as well as popular culture, mistakenly define “hacker” with a malicious connotation. It’s time to change that.
If humans want to expand beyond Earth in an optimal way, we’ll need novel language to keep pace with novel technologies.
We asked Merriam-Webster how they decide what words make the cut.
They also discovered that "racism" is one of the words that is most central to Kanye West's work, whatever that means.
The popular, crowd-sourced lexicon was supposed to be the people's resource. The people are awful.
These may come in handy next time emojis fail you.