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2015’s Linguistic Deep Dive from #MacqWOTY @MacqDictionary

My personal 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 … Continue reading

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Props to Macquarie’s Word of the Year @MacqDictionary

Australia’s annual Macquarie Word of the Year competition has arrived to brighten our January with oodles of new lingo. Since its debut in 2006-2007, I’ve been a big fan of the Macquarie Dictionary as it mixes whimsy with innovation. As … Continue reading

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Macquarie WOTY

The annual Macquarie Word of the Year 2010 competition has arrived so it’s time to get voting for the words you like best: fire sculpture, cargo bike, low hanging fruit, email fatigue, black swan event, screwage, vuvuzela, acoustic ecology, freemium … Continue reading

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