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Geek deemed word of the year by the Collins online dictionary

Alexandra Topping, The Guardian Once a slur reserved for eggheads and an insult aimed at lovers of computer programming, geek has been deemed the word of the year by the Collins online dictionary. Less brazen than selfie – which topped the Oxford Dictionaries poll last month – geek was chosen…

Massachusetts teen shocked by MacBook’s definition of ‘gay,’ and so is Apple

A Massachusetts teenager said she was so shocked to see an offensive and outdated definition for the word “gay” in Apple’s online dictionary that she asked the company to change it. And in another shock, the 15-year-old said a company official quickly agreed to do so. Becca Gorman, of Sudbury,…