Oxford Dictionaries Just Announced Its Word of the Year, and People Are Confused | 22 Words

Oxford Dictionaries Just Announced Its Word of the Year, and People Are Confused

2017 has been a whirlwind, and not in a good way. The year's been marked by constant strife in the White House, hundreds if not thousands of sexual assault allegations of dozens of powerful men, and more than a few natural and man-made disasters. As a response, the world's most famous dictionaries have chosen Words of the Year that resonate with the American people at this specific moment. And Oxford Dictionaries' just-announced word is no different.

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