A California man has been arrested and charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts for threatening the Merriam-Webster Inc. dictionary manufacturer due to “the company’s inclusive language around gender.”

AOL reports:

Jeremy David Hanson, 34, of Rossmoor, California, was arrested and charged with one count of interstate communication of threats to commit violence, according to a press release. He has been released ahead of a court date on Friday.

Hanson is accused of leaving threatening comments on Merriam-Webster’s website, as well as sending threatening messages via the company’s “contact us” feature.

The comments left by Hanson were made in October, authorities said.

On Oct. 2, he used the username “@anonYmous” to comment on Merriam-Webster’s dictionary entry for the term “female,” authorities said.

Hanson could face five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

H/t DCDave.

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