Merriam-Webster Dictionary News
Merriam-Webster Adds 'Genderqueer,' 'Genderfluid' and Gender-Neutral Title 'Mx' to Dictionary
Merriam-Webster has added gender-inclusive words to its unabridged dictionary -- including "cisgender," "genderqueer" and the gender-neutral title "Mx" -- as part of a big update of over 1,400 new words to its lexicon. Though the update was announced last Wednesday, the gender-inclusive additions
Michael Moore: 'We Called it on the Crew, the No Problems, All Solutions Movie'
Moore appears on "Popcorn with Peter Travers" to talk about his new film "Where to Invade Next" and explains why he took a 6-year-break.
'GMA 40 for 40': Julianne Hough Reveals Her 'Dancing' Frontrunners
Season 21 of “ Dancing With the Stars ” is down to just four finalists and judge Julianne Hough says while the competition is tight, she has two frontrunners to take home the Mirrorball trophy. “My frontrunner would probably be Bindi or Nick,” Hough, 27, told ABC News’ Gio Benitez in an
'GMA 40 for 40': Julianne Hough Weighs in On 'Dancing' Finalists
The "Dancing" judge reveals her frontrunners and shares how she's trying to redefine the definition of success.
How Bernie Sanders Is Attracting Monster Crowds (and Whether Hillary Should Be Worried)
"Bernie-mentum." No one is quite sure how to spell it, but Bernie Sanders supporters definitely feel the growing momentum for their underdog candidate. “Hopefully, Webster dictionary will recognize it as a new word soon,” said volunteer Tyson Manker of Jacksonville, Illinois, who drove five hours
National Spelling Bee Kids Spell Twerk, Emoji and New Dictionary Words
"Twerk" is now officially a word. The Merriam-Webster dictionary just announced more than 1700 new words have been added to the official unabridged American dictionary. Other linguistic highlights include “NSFW,” “emoji” “vocal fry” and “clickbait.” While these words are unlikely to show-up in
J.K. Rowling Reveals Which 'Harry Potter' Character's Death She Regrets The Most
Good afternoon I'm Linda Davis and here are the top four stories. Online right now coming in at number four JK Rowling has revealed which Harry Potter character death he regrets the most. The author says she still feels guilty about the kidnapping and death of war reimport this you. The owner of
What the Heck is a Bilby?
Photos of Prince George enjoying a curious meeting with a bilby named after him while on a trip to Sydney’s Taronga Zoo on Sunday not only elicited a collective “aww” from the Internet, but also posed the (very serious) question: what on earth is a...
'Tweet' Now an Official Word: Oxford English Dictionary
The last time you wanted to vent about your family or co-workers within the space of 140 characters, you didn’t “submit a post to the microblogging service known as Twitter.” You tweeted. Pop culture today associates tweeting less with chirping birds and more with social networking...