#1 Webster's dictionary redefines 'marriage'
03-17-2009, 10:15 PM
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Now includes references to same-sex relationship
One of the nation's most prominent dictionary companies has resolved the argument over whether the term "marriage" should apply to same-sex duos or be reserved for the institution that has held families together for millennia: by simply writing a new definition.
"I was shocked to see that Merriam-Webster changed their definition of the word 'marriage,' a word which has referred exclusively to a contract between a man and a woman for centuries. It has now added same sex," YouTube user Eric B. noted to WND.
"The 1992 Webster's Dictionary does not mention same sex at all," he wrote.
He created a YouTube video illustrating his concerns, which has been embedded here:
The new definition references "marriage" as the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife. But the definition also includes "the state of being united to a person of the same sex in a relationship like that of a traditional marriage."
03-18-2009, 05:58 AM
And their credibility goes right down the toilet.It is only upon careful observation, with a magnifying glass, on a sunny day, that one comes to realize how often ants burst into flames.
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