The compound ‘clickbait’ dates back to 1999 and signifies ‘content whose main purpose is to attract attention and encourage visitors to click on a link to particular web page’.
An introduction to fandom vocabulary
Katherine Martin is back at Nine Worlds this year, and she's returned with some interesting new word suggestions.
Words invented for existing concepts to distinguish them from something new are known as retronyms.
The Brexit referendum in the UK has spawned a number of new portmanteaus.
Opinions are divided on the subject of ‘trigger warnings’—statements cautioning you that what you’re about to read, watch, or listen to might cause emotional or psychological distress.
Lorna Shaddick explores the language of Pokemon Go.
The usage of the so-called “quotative like” has been around for more than thirty years.