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Archive of posts published in the tag: 2020
Dec
1

WOTY 2020 voting update and Wordsmyth Editor’s response to user comments

Some of the comments about our nominations reveal your desire to have an open nomination process for WOTY.  Here are a few of the words our users felt were missing from the nominations: I voted for ‘social distancing’ because I could not submit…

Nov
26

Progress update on WOTY 2020

The Wordsmyth educational mission is to foster awareness of how words work in communication. And our WOTY nominations this year have drawn attention to the way words work in society.  This has been such an extraordinary year — bringing many new words and…

Nov
16

You are invited to participate in choosing Wordsmyth Word of the Year 2020

Everyone can participate – students and teachers, friendship and work groups, and families can all take up the discussion of what words have been most important in 2020.

Nov
16

Vote for Wordsmyth Word of the Year 2020

Wordsmyth has nominated 10 words for the year of 2020, with attention to the following criteria: The word is significant in important events or movements, raising important questions about our cultural values and beliefs.. The meanings or uses of the word have been…

Nov
16

Wordsmyth’s nominations for WOTY 2020

Here are the list of candidate words for Wordsmyth Word of the Year 2020. Below each word, you will find links to reference articles and some quotes from those articles as a quick summary for your convenience. 1. climate change Conservative States Seek…