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Guest:Is "birthed" an actual word?
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[..]The idea, which was birthed at Microsoft Research[..]
GuestIs "birthed" an actual word?It is, indeed.
American Heritage lists it as a transitive verb. Without the verb, we wouldn't have one of the most famous lines from "Gone With the Wind", where Hattie McDaniel says, "I don't know nothin' 'bout birthin' babies, Miss Scarlet".
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