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Encyclopædia Britannica vs Merriam-Webster, Inc.

We may never know why, shortly after our American born Merriam-Webster, Inc. and its many, many dictionaries and publications were purchased by and became a subsidiary of the British Encyclopædia Britannica in The Year of The Poison Pill (1964) that, … Continue reading

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The Hyphen War

The psychological disorder and descriptive diagnosis of PTSD has undergone a gradual evolutionary change of labels over time but it is still essentially the same disorder; it’s still the same disease. Variously named, PTSD was called: Shell Shock (in World … Continue reading

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I Must Be Very, Very Special

 It’s not every day you meet a man who’s been censored by two dictionaries. That would be me. I am, of course, referring to both Wiktionary and Merriam-Webster Online.  Long-story-short, it’s all about the dictionary definition of feminism. Many years … Continue reading

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