Dictionary Merriam-Webster Changes Its Election Header To Punk Us All

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By Louise Mensch | 5:08 pm, November 7, 2016

When you are a dictionary and you want to move beyond teenage boys looking up words for genitalia, your options for humor are limited.

Not so Merriam-Webster, who’ve changed their header for the election:

The new header reads like this:


But this scary warning wasn’t all they had to say. What did the header read before?

“Heartsease”, that’s what.

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Here’s what I think of your header ploy 🙂


verb \ˈtrōl\
Popularity: Top 20% of words

Simple Definition of troll

  • : to fish with a hook and line that you pull through the water

  • : to search for or try to get (something)

  • : to search through (something)

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