Even the dictionary is dragging United after harrowing passenger video

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The Internet’s had jokes since shortly after a video emerged showing a dazed and bloodied passenger being dragged screaming from a United flight.

Now even the dictionary’s joining in.

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It’s hard to miss Merriam-Webster’s meaning in choosing to highlight the definition of “volunteer,” a word United used (in addition to “reaccommodate”) in its initial corporate responses.

 



Other Twitter commentary has been a little more blunt: