Merriam-Webster News and Stories

Merriam-Webster Reminds Us About Old-Timey Gender-Neutral Pronoun ‘Thon’

Merriam-Webster’s Twitter account made a post yesterday remembering the loss of “thon,” a proposed gender-neutral pronoun used in the 1930s

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Merriam-Webster Adds ‘Throw Shade’ and ‘NSFW’ to the Dictionary

The very good people over at Merriam-Webster have just updated the dictionary with 1,000 new words, and two of them are ‘throw shade’ and ‘NSFW’

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Around the World: The Dictionary Is the Unlikely Queer Ally We Need, Russia Wants to Ban FIFA ’17

The dictionary has had our back for ages when it comes to explaining what words mean — and now they have our back when it comes to the spectrum of queer identities.

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