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Dictionary Updates - Year 2050

Gail R DeBole Written on 7/12/2021 The committee’s task was to remove Word-fossils from dictionaries no longer used. These were concepts no longer respected By a society that was less introspective. “Privacy” was a concept frowned upon. Social media had turned the world around. To be “private” was now a criminal offense. Not being transparent made others quite tense. Discretion was an idea that no longer applied Since every move someone made was video-fried Onto public storage and could be referred to at will by everyone certified with an info-access skill. Oh, there were a few protesters older than most. The same people who still used a toaster for toast. The upcoming genos – younger and hipper than most Removed words representing concepts that were now ghosts.

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Date: 7/22/2021 8:32:00 AM
Well written... Ann
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Gail DeBole
Date: 7/22/2021 8:53:00 AM
Ann, Thanks for stopping by and sharing your thoughts. - Gail
Date: 7/14/2021 8:29:00 AM
A rather insightful look on years yet to come, Gail, it certainly makes you think about what kind of world we'll have in 2050! Take care always, Gordon
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Gail DeBole
Date: 7/14/2021 2:39:00 PM
Hi Gordon, Thank you for stopping by and your positive feedback. I hope that the future I wrote about turns out to be completely inaccurate. - Gail
Date: 7/12/2021 11:22:00 AM
Aye, the Peeping Toms are winning!
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Date: 7/12/2021 11:28:00 AM
Rico, It's unfortunate. Thanks for stopping by! - Gail