By now most people have heard about Roseanne Barr's tweet aimed at Valerie Jarrett, aide to former President Barack Obama. As the story broke, headlines referred to the tweet as "bizarre" or "offensive" avoiding calling the tweet what it was— racist.
In the now deleted tweet Barr said:
Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj
Now Dictionary.com has stepped in to school the media on correct word usage. The website threw some shade when it sent out the following tweet—