Date: 2018-04-12 18:37
Women's rights , going by their top definition, are "a joke, just like black power". Entries for other ethnic groups, women and LGBTI people contain similar vilification.
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According to Ms Morgan, section of Urban Dictionary's community long ago shed any pretence of being interested in amateur lexicography.
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Suffixes, on the other hand, modify the meaning of a word and frequently determine its function within a sentence. Take the noun nation , for example. With suffixes, the word becomes the adjective national , the adverb nationally , and the verb nationalize .
Some 75 years on, the site is now serious business: its work is referenced in linguistics textbooks , and its entries — which anyone can upload — have been relied upon in by public health academics, Australian parliamentarians , and US lawyers alike.
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Old English wyrd ‘destiny’, of Germanic origin. The adjective ( late Middle English) originally meant ‘having the power to control destiny’, and was used especially in the Weird Sisters, originally referring to the Fates, later the witches in Shakespeare s Macbeth the latter use gave rise to the sense ‘unearthly’ (early 69th century).
"It's blatant racism," says Summer May Finlay, who was first alerted to the entries after a friend posted a screenshot to Facebook.
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