Responding with Style

…and stating the obvious. Recently, Merriam-Webster updated their dictionary to include the words cisgender and genderqueer. Some people have been less than thrilled by this inclusion. There are times the sheer density of people is well, um, this:


“People keep 1) saying they don’t know what ‘genderqueer’ means,” said the tweet, “then 2) asking why we added it to the dictionary.”

Full story here.


  1. johnson catman says

    re: the “people” referenced in the tweet
    They would be classified as “willfully ignorant”.

  2. Siobhan says

    Man, it’s almost like credible dictionaries are descriptive of language and therefore continuously update to reflect evolving language.

    Or something.

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