Posts Tagged: word of the year

FUNNY WOMEN: Other Contenders for 2017’s Word of the Year


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This Is Why the UK Always Seems So Much Smarter Than the US


The Oxford English Dictionary’s word of the year is “omnishambles,” while the Oxford American Dictionary’s word of the year is…”GIF.”

We can’t even agree on how to pronounce GIF!

The British runners-up underscore our cultural differences as well; “mummy porn,” for example, sounds a little stranger to the Yankee ear than it probably did to the OED judges.