Word of the Year 2017

WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. Planeta.com: Makarrata, the coming together after a struggle. From the Uluru Statement: “We call for the establishment of a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Constitution. Makarrata is the culmination of our agenda: the coming together after a …

Reset

Reset = set again or differently. Embedded Tweets Reset my cable connection. Working again! @CoxComm pic.twitter.com/wqJ1lBaGkh — Ron Mader (@ronmader) November 26, 2017 Planeta.com Verbs Reset My Connection

English

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca. Named after the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to England, it ultimately derives its name from the Anglia (Angeln) peninsula in the Baltic Sea. It is closely related to the Frisian languages, …

New IUCN Report: Guardians of the Amazon Forest

New Report, Guardians of the Amazon Forest published in Spanish by the IUCN. We are reading Los guardianes del bosque amazónico by Martha Coronel Cisneros. Download https://portals.iucn.org/library/sites/library/files/documents/2017-036.pdf More info on the IUCN Portal https://portals.iucn.org/library/node/46903 Twitter @UICN_SUR @VisionAmazonica @MinamPeru Hashtag: #ProyectoIAPA Intro by Pedro Gamboa Moquillaza The concept of protected area has evolved over the past 60 …

Bespoke

Buzzwords Bespoke = Made to order; custom-made Embedded Tweets 7. Befriend a national park mountain that delivers bespoke #water to your special springs. #Galicica is a good choice. #How2bLakeOhrid pic.twitter.com/PhcsTwRzgG — OhridSOS (@OhridSOS) February 22, 2017 ARTISANAL vs. BESPOKE vs. HANDCRAFTED: https://t.co/ETgXDalkhr — FiveThirtyEight (@FiveThirtyEight) November 21, 2016 Remember when your lemonade stand was at …

Los rescatistas = The rescuers

File under Learn Spanish Los rescatistas = The rescuers On the heels of Mexico’s 8.2 and 7.1 earthquakes is the phenomenal work of rescue, response and recovery. Also see: #perrosrescatistas, los héroes en cuatro patas tras los terremotos Embedded Tweets A los rescatistas, brigadistas, voluntarios…y a toda la gente chingona que ayuda: GRACIAS 🙌 🇲🇽 pic.twitter.com/dxxMKIUMEK …

Prestigious

Prestigious = inspiring respect and admiration; having high status. All awards are prestigious Embedded Tweets Committed to clean water – Ecologist Mike Joy is recognised as NZ's critic and conscience with a prestigious awardhttps://t.co/Dr2IXSii36 — Fish and Game NZ (@FishandGameNZ) September 16, 2017 Tassie trio claims prestigious awards https://t.co/cMmCiVBLek — Business Events Tas (@BETasmania) September 19, …