Tag: climate change
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On this week’s Word Watch, we journey from new possibilities in outer space to the outmoded language of cyberspace. Moonmoon We’ve been full of moons of late on the Word Watch. Last week, we directed our lexical gaze at exomoon, or the moon of an exoplanet. But what if moons had their own moons? That […]more
Brace yourselves. The theme for this week’s Word Watch is health and the environment, and things get a bit hot and heavy. You may want to have some cute animals photos to hand, but we can’t stop words from dishing up cold, hard facts. Snapchat dysmorphia As digital technology continues to change our lives, it […]more
Casper Grathwohl, our President of Dictionaries, takes us on a personal tour of the Word of the Year selection process, and why he’s particularly hopeful about this year’s choice: Lexicographers have long understood that the words we surround ourselves with can offer an insightful perspective into the societies we live in, and the people we […]more