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Submission + - McDonalds attempts to change dictionary (

templets writes: "It seems the folks at McDonald's believe that forcing dictionary publishers to print their definition of a word is the thing to do, even when it is the opposite of how the word is actually used. I'm taken back to Huxley's 1984, except here the corporations are rewriting history. Would have been nice if Time would have actually spelled the word correctly."

Some programming languages manage to absorb change, but withstand progress. -- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982