Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Merriam-Webster Editor Apologizes For Bigotry Association to Conservatism (Sort Of)

Via WiscoDave

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In July, we learned that a Google search of the word “bigotry” turned up a definition that equated the word to “right-wing.” The sample sentence from the Oxford Dictionary set off a small firestorm of anger by conservatives, who don’t consider themselves bigoted and don’t think it should be part of any dictionary definition of the word.

Well, it seems Merriam-Webster also thinks conservatives are bigots.

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