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10 of the Most Endangered Animal Species in Britain

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Oxford American Dictionary Word of the Year from 1990 to 2016

Each year the Oxford Dictionary combs through the language as it was used that year to select a word of...

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Month: February 2016

Oxford American Dictionary Word of the Year from 1990 to 2016

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Each year the Oxford Dictionary combs through the language as it was used that year to select a word of the year.  The team of experts that make this choice contains some lexicographers, consultants, the dictionary’s marketing team and their editorial staff.  Since the Oxford dictionaries have both a US and a UK version they will each pick a word of the year.  Sometimes they will both select the same word and other times each will have their own choice.  This year they have both selected “post-truth”, which is when objective facts are less important than pleas to emotions.

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