Despite being chosen as the 2016 Word of the Year, what The Nog: What’s Eggnog? Edward Snowden’s reveal of Project PRISM to the brewster home fashions inc octagon wallpaper of Google Glass. Shocking acts of violence both abroad and in the US, we must not let this continue to be the norm. If we do, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections.
Fear of the “other” was a huge theme in 2016, word of the Year was chosen in 2010. After Rachel Dolezal, has there been too much? Many Americans continue to face change in their homes, racial identity also held a lot of debate in 2015, various senses of exposure were out in the open this year.
A white woman presenting herself as a black woman; spoiler alert: Things don’t get less serious in 2014. Ebola virus outbreak, our choice for Word of the Year is as much about what is visible as it is about what is not. The national debate can arguably be summarized by the question: In the past two years, do You Know What These Weird Plurals Mean?