It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year. So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections. Unlike inchange was no longer a campaign slogan. But, the term still held a lot of weight. The national debate unknown artist old yellow bricks слушать arguably be summarized by the question: In the past two years, has there been enough change?
Has there been too much? Meanwhile, many Americans continue to face change in their homes, bank accounts and jobs.
Only time will tell if the latest wave of change Americans voted for in the midterm elections will result in a negative or positive outcome. This rare word was chosen to represent because it described so much of the world around us. And so, we named tergiversate the Word of the Year.
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Fluidity of identity was a huge theme in Racial identity also held a lot of debate inafter Rachel Dolezal, a white woman presenting herself as a black woman, said she identified as biracial or transracial. Our Word of the Year in reflected the many facets of identity that surfaced that year. Inwe selected xenophobia as our Word of the Year.
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Our choice for Word of the Year is as much about what is visible as it is about what is not. We must not let this continue to be the norm. If we do, then we are all complicit. Everything After Z by Dictionary.
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