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.
Liam Daniel Pierce
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.
How Words Like Aquafaba, Kombucha, and Queso Got Added to the Dictionary
We asked Merriam-Webster how they decide what words make the cut.
Natalie B. Compton
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.
How Urban Dictionary Became a Cesspool for Racists and Misogynists
The popular, crowd-sourced lexicon was supposed to be the people's resource. The people are awful.
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Rytmeklubben Blend Preteen Pop Stars, AnCo, and Future on Shamelessly Fun New Mix
The Norwegian quartet show off a charmingly carefree approach to DJing.
What the Word You Use to Describe Your Partner Says About Your Relationship
"Babe", "Better Half", "Hubby", "Squeeze", or the worst: "Partner in Crime".
We Quizzed Michael Mayer About Some of the Friends Who Helped Him Build His Best Album Yet
The Kompakt domo breaks down the art of collaboration on (and off) his best album yet.
TRAVAIL FAMILLE PARTY: Welcome to Justice's Private Universe
Cover story: With their third album, 'Woman,' the Parisian hellraisers return to the church of their imagination.