Merriam-Webster Threw Shade at People Who Don't Know the Word Genderqueer

The category: lexicon realness.


5 Everyday Phrases That Actually Have Racist Origins

Here are a few phrases with horrible origins.

Tears of Joy Emoji Wins Word of the Year—See Which Words It Beat Out

It was seen everywhere in 2015.

Merriam-Webster 1,700 New Words Includes "Emoji," "Meme" and "WTF"

How was "WTF" not already in there?

This Dating Dictionary Sums Up the Way We Talked About Love in 2014

Hey bb, it's been 3 months since you swiped right. Should we DTR?

Why You Shouldn't Fear the Rise of Slang, in One Glorious Timeline

No, "YOLO," "FML" and "bro hug" do not signal the collapse of human civilization.

16 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About the English Language

But first, let me look up 'selfie.'

Why Women Are Celebrating the Addition of "Cunty" to the Oxford English Dictionary

It's time to reclaim the c-word, ladies.

20 Of the Oxford Dictionaries Online's Weirdest New Words

Today, "derp" is in the dictionary. It may seem like a joke, but in reality, our language is beginning to evolve just as fast as our tech, business and industry.


Sequestration 2013: How Many Jobs Will Be Lost?

Forty percent of Americans are comfortable with the sequester kicking in. But just how many people are going to get a pink slip when it does?

Oxford Dictionary Adds 35 New Words, But Using Them Coherently Will Not Be Easy

The line between verbal diarrhea and real diarrhea is further blurred.

How Would You Define 'Tradition'?

Is the Super Bowl an example of "tradition"? How about China's One Child policy or the dresses worn by the indigenous Ngabes community in Panama?