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NPR: ‘TBH’ and ‘dad bod’ are among Merriam-Webster’s 455 newest words. Because language

The pandemic pushed more culture and communication online than ever, and the wordsmiths at Merriam-Webster were watching.

VOA: Why Merriam-Webster Changed the Definition of Racism

The death of an African American man while in the custody of Minneapolis police on May 25 drew many reactions across the...

BBC: Racism definition: Merriam-Webster to make update after request

The American dictionary Merriam-Webster is to change its definition of the word racism after receiving an email from a young black woman.
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