Reuters is just saying.
"Whatever" headed the list, cited by 32 percent of adults, and next came "like," which 21 percent didn't like. Runners-up included "Twitterverse" and "gotcha'." The results mirrored last year's survey when "whatever" topped the annoying words list for a third straight year. But "seriously," named by 7 percent last year, dropped off the list entirely - really.
Merriam-Webster is to add “genderqueer” to its unabridged English dictionary; also “cisgender”. Cisgender: of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity corresponds with the sex the person had or was identified as having at birth. Genderqueer: of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity cannot be categorized as solely male or […]
Studies have found writer’s block to be a simpler problem—unhappiness—than the legends around it suggest. But there are different kinds of unhappiness, and it’s the blockee’s job to be honest about which one they’re suffering from. The first, more anxious group felt unmotivated because of excessive self-criticism—nothing they produced was good enough—even though their imaginative […]
In 1988, Leonso Canales of Kingsville, Texas, began his righteous, decades-long campaign to replace the greeting “hello” with “heaven-o.”
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