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The Top 9 Soon-To-Be Extinct Words of 2017


A few weeks ago, we wrote about words that have been added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary for 2017 and what made those words worthy to be included into the official lexicon of our language. While looking at the new words, we also came across words that have been deleted in 2017, and the reasons why. As intriguing(…)

Word of the Year 2011

The US and UK have agreed on something – the Word of the Year 2011! So what’s the word? Squeezed middle. Americans may be unfamiliar with this term, used by the British Labour Party’s leader Ed Miliband. It describes “those seen as bearing the brunt of government tax burdens while having the least with which(…)