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'Safe Space' Among 1,000 New Words Added To Merriam-Webster Dictionary

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 02.13.2017 | Arts

During last year’s presidential debates, and through this year’s inauguration, Merriam-Webster has been an active presence on Twitter, sharing wor...

26 Forgotten Words You Should Start Using Immediately

Paul Anthony Jones | Posted 12.16.2014 | Books
Paul Anthony Jones

To celebrate what would be Webster's 256th birthday, here are 26 of some of the most curious, most surprising and most obscure words from Webster's Dictionary in one handy A to Z.

The 9 Most Controversial Words Added To The Dictionary

David Skinner | Posted 12.11.2012 | Books
David Skinner

No single dictionary ever saw a controversy like the nationwide freakout that greeted Webster's Third, which achieved its status as the most controversial dictionary ever by appearing to endorse vulgar English as good English.

Tpaw and the Campaign 'Autohagiography'

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Sigman

Now is the time for all presidential candidates to come to the aid of their egos. Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty this week joined Newt Gingri...

Obama Promised Change -- Change from Bush and Cheney: So Why Do the Media Foment Faux Controversy?

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

Change is coming no thanks to many in the media, who, perhaps looking at the gloomy economic forecasts, are more concerned at being downsized themselves.