Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year: 2019

Logo Our favorite Word of the Year (#woty) announcement comes from Australia’s #macqwoty, hosted by Macquarie Dictionary. The selection and popular vote have changed over the years. In 2019 the announcement and voting takes place in early December (not January as previously done). The committee announces their selection and launches a public vote for readers’ …

Word of the Year 2018

Buzzwords WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. Elsewhere on the Web https://www.macquariedictionary.com.au/blog/article/536/ https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/word-of-the-year-2018-justice https://www.collinsdictionary.com/woty https://www.dictionary.com/e/word-of-the-year https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/word-of-the-year/word-of-the-year-2018 Previously Word of the Year 2017 Planeta.com Word of the Year Language 2018 Calendar

Word of the Year

Buzzwords WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. Previous Years WOTY 2018 Word of the Year 2017 Planeta.com Language The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

Word of the Year 2017

Poster 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 …

Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year: 2016

Graphic: Macquarie Dictionary Our favorite Word of the Year (#woty) is Australia’s #macqwoty, hosted by Macquarie Dictionary. Each year they announce a public game in January to choose the best word of the previous year. 2016 is the year of the Freecycle, Norman door, Blockchain, Post-Truth, Fake News, Driverless Car and mmmmm… bush carrots, must be …

Buzzword Bingo 2016

Photo: NASA Marshall, Orbits WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. While Planeta.com does not officially release a ‘Word of the Year,’ we do compile our favorites each year, part of a game we call Buzzword Bingo. Among our favorite words from 2016: …

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 …