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Merriam-Webster's Twitter is the political shade queen

Merriam-Webster's Twitter is the political shade queen The dictionary's Twitter account, which has a healthy fan base of 240,000 followers, throws down a substantial amount of shade, usually of the political variety.The woman behind the glorious wit is Lauren Naturale, Merriam-Webster's content and social media manager.

Merriam-Webster subtweeted Kellyanne Conway on behalf of feminists everywhere

Merriam-Webster subtweeted Kellyanne Conway on behalf of feminists everywhere Who knew reference books could use Twitter so well?Kellyanne additionally said that the Women's March that took place on Jan.

People are looking up the word 'complicit' thanks to hilarious 'SNL' Ivanka Trump sketch

People are looking up the word 'complicit' thanks to hilarious 'SNL' Ivanka Trump sketch Television is nothing if not an inexhaustible learning tool, right?Following Saturday Night Live's perfume parody "Complicit," starring Scarlett Johansson as Ivanka Trump, many viewers took to the internet to find out what exactly that mysterious word meant.

This dictionary has found a brutal way to catch cheating students

This dictionary has found a brutal way to catch cheating students An online Romanian dictionary has found a brilliant though slightly cruel way to deal with cheaters at exams.During a mock test for the National Evaluation last year, the DEX online dictionary noticed a spike in searches for certain words, arising fears that Grade 8 students were using it to cheat.

Drake's new album has inspired a whole lot of Google searches

Drake's new album has inspired a whole lot of Google searches Drake has had a very busy week.He released his 22-track 'playlist' More Life last Saturday night and shattered records for both Apple Music and Spotify after its release.

Merriam-Webster's Twitter just threw so much shade, you won't ever need sunscreen again

Merriam-Webster's Twitter just threw so much shade, you won't ever need sunscreen again The dictionary's official account has pulled no punches in roasting the Trump administration on various occasions." It's called Trump out for the language he uses many a time.