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It's Time to Take Cisgender Seriously
Slate Magazine

It's Time to Take Cisgender Seriously

Cisgender is ready for prime time. Tim Boyle/ Last month, the Merriam-Webster dictionary adopted a cavalcade of words related to gender, including the gender-neutral honorific Mx. , the noun transphobia , and the adjectives gender-fluid and ... Slate Magazine, 3 days ago

Conquer Fear, Seize Life

What are you afraid of? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, fear is defined as "an unpleasant emotion caused by being aware of danger : a feeling of being afraid", or "a feeling of respect and wonder for something very powerful". As ...
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Let This Feminist Punk Band Explain The Meaning Of Microagressions

According to Merriam-Webster, the 1970s term microaggression has experienced a significant increase in usage over the past several years, used to refer to comments or actions that are subtly and often unintentionally hostile or demeaning to a ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago
Washington Post

Why Merriam-Webster added cisgender, genderqueer and Mx. to the dictionary

Despite its youth, cisgender has earned its place in the dictionary . The word, apparently in use since at least 1994, describes a person whose gender identity corresponds totheir sex at birth — such as a girlwho continues to identify as ...
 Washington Post1 week ago Why Merriam-Webster added 'cisgender,' 'genderqueer' and 'Mx.' to the dictionary  Washington Post1 week ago

Let's Put Enterprise Marketing Technology Into Context

Context noun con·text \\ˈkän-ˌtekst\\ What is context? According to Merriam-Webster, context is the situation in which something happens or the group of conditions that exist where and when something happens. Weve been using it since late ...
 Forrester2 weeks ago A Word, Please: Who do uninformed content providers answer to?  Los Angeles Times1 month ago

A Simple Cure For Education's Jargonitis

Hallie Bateman for NPR Merriam-Webster defines jargon as "the technical terminology or characteristic idiom of a special activity, group, profession, or field of study." For journalists, covering education means fending off lots of jargon.
 NPR3 weeks ago
Business Standard India

Regulators fog up definition of 'control over target firm'

The Merriam-Webster dictionary describes a bright-line test as something "not subject to misinterpretation or more than one interpretation"
 Business Standard1 month ago

Merriam-Webster Honored for Best Education & Reference Website in the 20th Annual Webby Awards

Tags: Internet & business IT This was published: 14 Apr 2016 - 03:02 pm Tweet SPRINGFIELD, Mass. , April 14, 2016 -- Merriam-Webster Inc.,America's leading dictionary publisher, has been named a Best Education & Reference Mobile Honoree in the ...
 ITbriefing3 weeks ago
Business Insider UK

The most searched-for word following tragedies is 'surreal'

Following the terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday March 22nd, the Merriam-Webster online dictionary saw a spike in people looking up the definition of the word surreal. It's not surprising; many witnesses are using the word to describe ...
 Business Insider UK1 month ago

A Catholic reads the Bible, Week 33

(CNN) - Jeremiah, the prophet, lives forever in the dictionary. He is the basis of the word: jeremiad. Merriam-Webster defines this word as a "prolonged lamentation or complaint; also, a cautionary or angry harangue." Prolonged lamentation ...
 Channel40001 month ago
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