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How Are Words Added to the Dictionary?

Last month, Merriam-Webster announced that 530 new words have been added to the dictionary. Among them are new meanings of existing words, such as “they” as a nonbinary pronoun, “free solo” (as a climber, this is particularly exciting to me), “Bechdel Test,” and “dad joke.” How, exactly, are […]

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50 Must Read Books With Gorgeous Writing

We book lovers read so much, and so widely, that we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, the so-bad-it’s-good, the meh, the life changing. And we’ve all been exposed to countless writing styles. Some exceptionally beautiful books, however, rise above the rest…not just because […]

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Melissa Baron