- June 29, 2017Free Update for Antidote 9
Druide announces the launch of Antidote 9 v5, a free update that boasts a host of improvements, including new words, corrections and integrations. Antidote 9 v5 boosts its English dictionaries with 2000 new words, like clicktivism, greenwashing and Latinx. All the dictionaries have been updated and the guides feature seven new articles. In English, 200 new words have been added, including climatonégationniste, ludifier and nihonium, as well as five new guide articles. V5 also lists new World Heritage Sites and accounts for territorial reform in France. The full list of changes for v5 can be found on Antidote’s website.
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- November 2017
We continue our exploration of noble gases in this month’s edition of Word Stories, looking at two more members of this close-knit family. Along with krypton, one of the subjects of September’s instalment, neon and xenon were discovered in the same year by the same chemists.
- October 2017
Why are ships frequently referred to as she and her? This question points to the phenomenon of using creative gender assignment on nouns in English. This article will provide an outline of gender in language and the creative use of gender in English.
- September 2017
Ammon- and krypto-, roots of this month’s words in question, have a common meaning: “hidden”. Despite their mysterious roots, each refers to a well-known chemical substance, the most famous of which is the fictional kryptonite.