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How do you stop an entire nation from using a particular word that's been part of their culture for decades now? You take out a newspaper notice, apparently. At least, that's what Japan-based company Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. thought to do. A ...
It was relevant in most conversations in the past year.
While it does not always seem the case, justice seems to have prevailed—at least as word of the year, as recognized by Merriam-Webster.After a year of news cycles ridden with government hearings and investigations, especially in the U.S., the American publishing company ...
Sound smarter and more credible by decluttering your sentences.
1. IrregardlessAs we’ve written before, “irregardless” is often incorrect—it’s “regardless.” The word has been in use since the early 1900s. It wasn’t initially in the dictionary but after its widespread misuse, it was added. While it might now be considered a word, ...