word of the year

Queer Voices
The decision came after a 313% search increase on the company's website.
U.S. News
It beat "representation," "self-made" and "backlash" for the annual title.
Culture & Arts
Gaslighting, incel, big dick energy and overtourism all made the shortlist.
HuffPost Video
Merriam-Webster's 2017 word of the year had an overall 70 percent increase in its searches compared to the year before.
Arts & Culture
2017 has been a year of speaking out about bad behavior, silence and inaction.
Business
4. You can turn every problematic singular sentence into a plural one: Those who hesitate are lost. A person who isn't quite
Impact
In 2015, Oxford Dictionaries (Oxford) selection for word of the year announced in October was a pictograph - officially called the "Face with Tears of Joy" emoji. Not to be outdone, in December Merriam Webster proclaimed that its word of the year for 2015, was the suffix - ism.
Videos
Merriam-Webster’s word of the year always causes some debate, but this year’s choice isn’t even a word…it’s a suffix.
Books
If these slang trends don’t last, however, language purists needn’t fear. The word of the year is not necessarily added to
Tech
The question, then, is the same for RBF sufferers and selfie addicts alike: How did that face get there? What forces, events
College
The selfie alters this paradigm: it makes the mirror bend to our will. Instead of just hoping the camera will take the fairest photo of them all, we assure that it does.
Women
Spoiler alert: women post selfies for a variety of reasons. Some are looking for validation that they're pretty or sexy or "dateable." Some post carefully staged images as evidence of the charmed life they lead -- or want commenters to think they do. Others are sharing a snapshot of a time when they feel particularly confident about themselves. Selfies are not inherently a cry for help. They also are not inherently empowering. So why not just let them -- and their takers -- be?
Culture & Arts
The beloved selfie. It just might be the most ubiquitous form of self-portraiture to ever grace the planet, let alone the
Videos
Caroline breaks down the top trending stories on the internet including: Oxford Dictionaries announced 'Selfie' is the Word Of The Year, Costco sells the Bible as fiction, Monty Python reunion, and 5 Pointz painted white.