Merriam-Webster: Merriam-Webster’s 2017 Words of the Year

Merriam-Webster: Merriam-Webster’s 2017 Words of the Year. “Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year for 2017 is feminism. The word was a top lookup throughout the year, with several spikes that corresponded to various news reports and events. The general rise in lookups tells us that many people are interested in this word; specific spikes give us insight into some of the reasons why.”

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