What were the words that marked our year?
Daniel was there for the serious, the social, and the silly at the American Dialect Society’s annual Word of the Year vote.
Hedvig and Daniel discuss all the words on this episode of Talk the Talk.
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American Dialect Society: 2018 Word of the Year is tender-age shelter as voted by American Dialect Society (PDF)
“Single-Use” Really Is the Word of the Year We Deserve – VICE
‘Floss’, ‘VAR’ & ‘Vegan’ – #CollinsWOTY 2018 is here! – New on the blog – Word Lover’s blog – Collins Dictionary
90.5% of Plastic Has Never Been Recycled | The Inertia
‘Toxic’ Is Oxford’s Word of the Year. No, We’re Not Gaslighting You.
‘Misinformation’ is crowned Dictionary.com’s word of the year – CNN
Australian National Dictionary Centre’s Word of the Year 2018 | Ozwords
Canberra Bubble named 2018 Word of the Year by Australian National Dictionary Centre – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
“Canberra bubble” coined word of the year | SBS News
“Misinformation” is Dictionary.com”s word of the year | Poynter
‘Misinformation’ picked as word of the year by Dictionary.com | Science | The Guardian
‘Justice’ Prevails as 2018 Word of the Year
German language association names “Hot Age” Word of the Year in nod to climate change | Clean Energy Wire
The words that defined 2018 – Columbia Journalism Review
“We Need Wall”: Why Kirstjen Nielsen Sounds Like the Hulk – The Atlantic
Pelosi on Trump: We could plant flowers on border and he’d say, ‘I got my wall’ | Chicago Sun-Times
Trump says he’s a nationalist: What it means, why it’s controversial
‘Use That Word!’: Trump Embraces the ‘Nationalist’ Label
Talk of a ‘Whitelash’ Revives a 1960s Term – WSJ
What is blackfishing? | The Week UK
“Blackfishing”: A problematic trend where people pretend to be black – National | Globalnews.ca
Everything you need to know about the catfishing epidemic | Digital Trends
What Is “Big D*ck Energy”? Pete Davidson Has The Internet Obsessed
The meaning of BDE, or Big Dick Energy, explained – Vox
St Kilda beach rally: far-right and anti-racism groups face off in Melbourne | Australia news | The Guardian
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