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’.
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.
Lorna Shaddick explores the language of Pokemon Go.
The word Latinx is being considered for a future Oxford Dictionaries update.
The usage of ‘thing’ to mean ‘generally known phenomenon’ has become remarkably popular in recent years.