Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year: 2018

Graphic Our favorite Word of the Year (#woty) is Australia’s #macqwoty, hosted by Macquarie Dictionary. They make a committee’s choice (a captain’s call) pronouncement of their selection, and they launch a public vote for readers’ favorite. The longlist is a binge-worthy spread of words that for me generate the ah-ha understanding and umphhh-like guttural reactions. …

Captain’s Call: Australia’s Word of the Year

Planeta.com’s favorite Word of the Year competition? Easily the one with online voting: Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year wisely waits until the start of the following year to assess what gained traction in the previous 12 months. What’s found on the deep dive are linguistic treasures and a snapshot not only of 2015 but of the year to come …