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#word of the year

From TheJournal.ie Non-binary pronoun 'they' named word of the year by Merriam-Webster dictionary

Non-binary pronoun 'they' named word of the year by Merriam-Webster dictionary

More and more people are exercising their right to choose the pronoun by which they are identified.

From TheJournal.ie Collins Dictionary recognises 'non-binary' and names 'climate strike' as Word of the Year New Words

Collins Dictionary recognises 'non-binary' and names 'climate strike' as Word of the Year

Pop star Smith came out as non-binary this year, sparking a debate over gender and sexuality.

From TheJournal.ie The Oxford Dictionary's word of the year is... 'Youthquake' Oxford Dictionaries

The Oxford Dictionary's word of the year is... 'Youthquake'

It has been used to describe young people driving political change.

From TheJournal.ie Brexit beats Trumpism and throwing shade to be named 'word of the year' Mic Drop

Brexit beats Trumpism and throwing shade to be named 'word of the year'

According to Collins, anyway.

From TheJournal.ie The Oxford Dictionary's word of the year isn't a word... it's an emoji That's Hilarious

The Oxford Dictionary's word of the year isn't a word... it's an emoji

And not just any emoji either. It’s the ‘crying laughing’ emoji…

Oxford Dictionary have named the bloody 'cry laughing' emoji the word of 2015

How dare you. How DARE you.

'Vape' named Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year, beating out 'bae' and 'indyref'

Tough competition, you’ll agree.

'Selfie' is the international word of the year, so here are our selfies of the year

Papal selfies, astronaut selfies, Obama selfies… they’re all here.