STUPIDITY: Merriam-Webster Dictionary Changes the Definition of Nude After College Student Claims it was Racist
The most bizarre news of the day…
Luis Torres, an incoming sophomore at Ithaca College has whined loud enough that the Merriam-Webster dictionary has just changed the definition of the word Nude to appease him and his liberal minions.
No joke. Torres started an internet campaign aiming to shame Merriam-Webster into changing the definition after he decided that it was micro aggression (racist) toward people of color.
Here is the definition of Nude before the change:
Claiming that the nude definition was not inclusive to people of color, Torres started the Nude Awakening.
This is something small that most white people, myself included, take for granted, he told Mic.com. I started doing research around Band-Aids, which led to nude fashion, which led to me discovering the Merriam-Webster definition of nude. It blew my mind that an academic source was perpetuating this same racism.
On July 14, a.k.a. National Nude Day, Torres urged people to demand Merriam-Webster Dictionary change its racist definition of the word nude.
More than 800 responded, flooding the dictionarys entry with angry comments and attacking Merriam-Webster on Twitter.
Hey @Merriam-Webster Dictionary, did you know youre the only dictionary with a racist definition of the word nude? many of the critics wrote. Remove the third definition from this word to get with the times. #NudeAwakening
Breaking under the pressure, Merriam-Webster has now changed the definition to the following: