Also, the first word to the intro sentence that makes English teachers (and every other type of teacher) toss out a collective groan of agony.
Additional social aspect of the word:
One example of the unoriginal and collectively sub-par way in which students go about serious thought and research in our schools. And one of the signs that our educational system needs some revamping.
If I see another paper that begins, “Webster’s Ninth international dictionary defines :any ass word here: as…” I’m going to shove No Child Left Behind up GWB’s A**!
Mark: "thank you, Webster"
Bob: "yes, thanks, we didn't 'get that' ourselves... ugh!"
kid: "ok mom but i dont wanna move"
mom: "the kids are so nice there though"
*kid arrives at school and is shoved around because she is not wearing abercrombie or carrying a knockoff chanel purse that tries to claim it real*
webster isnt where life is worth living unless your gifted. parents take this advice too.