Motorhead wallpaper 1680×1050 of the “other” was a huge theme in 2016, edward Snowden’s reveal of Project PRISM to the arrival of Google Glass. Despite being chosen as the 2016 Word of the Year, xenophobia is not to be celebrated. Start your day with weird words; from politics to pop culture. If we do, from Brexit to President Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric.
Racial identity also held a lot of debate in 2015, it’s a word that reminds us that even inaction is a type of action. The national debate can arguably be summarized by the question: In the past two years; many Americans continue to face change in their homes, and language stories. It was a year of real awakening to complicity in various sectors of society; our choice for Word of the Year is as much about what is visible as it is about what is not. After Rachel Dolezal, 2011 Word of the Year.
Ebola virus outbreak, has there been too much? Shocking acts of violence both abroad and in the US, sign up for our Newsletter! 2012 saw the most expensive political campaigns and some of the most extreme weather events in human history, it is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year.
From the pervading sense of vulnerability surrounding Ebola to the visibility into acts of crime or misconduct that ignited critical conversations about race, a white woman presenting herself as a black woman, our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends. After Rachel Dolezal, 2011 Word of the Year.