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How do you spell epigram? Just ask Dictionary.com's new owner, Dan Gilbert

Posted: 5:34 PM, Nov 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-15 17:38:48-05
How do you spell epigram? Just ask Dictionary.com's new owner, Dan Gilbert

Dan Gilbert's newest purchase is something most people would find puzzling. It isn't a sports team or a casino, but two websites he calls the "currency of the digital age."

On Thursday afternoon, the Cavs owner announced on Twitter that his company, Rock Holdings Inc., bought the websites Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com.

In the Tweet, Gilbert called words, "the vessels of communication" and, "digitally, words are the means of exchange of information."

The announcement was kicked off when Gilbert asked on Twitter if anyone knew what the word "epigram" meant. The Dictionary.com Twitter handle responded with a short quip:

Gilbert's exchange with the website's Twitter account continued. 

The Billionaire hasn't announced what he plans to do with the acquisitions, except that the "journey begins at the epicenter of the phenomenon. Stay tuned..."