Dictionaries have never been so political and this may be unsatisfactory (adj)

by Rashmee

Posted on December 31, 2017


Just consider the way dictionary-publishers ended 2017 and rang in the year. Merriam-Webster, the American publisher, declared that its word of the year was “feminism”. This, in recognition of the January 21, 2017 Women’s March, as well as the #MeToo movement denouncing sexual harassment. Nothing too wrong with that one might think. After all, the Women’s … Continue reading “Dictionaries have never been so political and this may be unsatisfactory (adj)”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK