Even the eggheads editing dictionaries have become politicized, to wit...
Posted by Jon Sanders at 1:20 PMPaul, regarding your post on dictionaries redefining the word "marriage," surely those editors aren't being clear enough. Shouldn't the new definition of marriage, worded to legitimize same-sex marriage (ad verecundiam propter Websterum), more closely reflect the full argument in favor of same-sex marriage? For example:
marriage n 1. The condition of being a husband or wife; the relation between persons married to each other; matrimony. (Note: The term is now sometimes used with reference to and only to long-term relationships between partners of the same sex. Long-term relationships between three or more partners, between certain partners bearing kinship, between an adult and a child, between human and animalkind, or between human and object or objects, do not now qualify, nor will they ever qualify. We promise.)
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