Merriam-Webster Shuts Down ‘Doctor Who’ Sexist Trolls With Epic TweetAfter the creators of the popular sci-fi show, “Doctor Who,” announced Sunday that its 13th doctor would be a woman — played by Jodie Whittaker — many male fans of the show expressed their displeasure that a female had been chosen.When one user argued that the word “lord” had an inherently masculine connotation (in the show, the Doctor is also called a “Time Lord”), another responded with Merriam-Webster’s actual definition of the word, which, in fact, has nothing to do with gender.Read original story Merriam-Webster Shuts Down ‘Doctor Who’ Sexist Trolls With Epic Tweet At TheWrap
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