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>The article does not clearly state this, ceding a plain English word to a corporation, enabling a takeover of human language.

I agree with your outrage, but you have a long way to go. That sort of behavior is the soup du jour of SV the past ten years or so.

Keep fighting the good fight. I've given up, but I hope you win.

10 years is nothing on the scale of language development, and SV is nothing on the scale of the English-speaking world :) Fear not, I bet there aren't enough words to go around for this to be a big deal long-term.

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