Word of the Year

Macquarie, Australia’s National Dictionary, is choosing a Word of the Year. Till Thursday 31 January we have time to vote for our favorite words in several categories.

Here’s my choice:

Business: glass cliff

Carbon Terms: carbon footprint

Colloquialisms: salad dodger

Eating and Drinking: tart fuel

The Environment: food mile

Fashion: arse antlers

General Interest: orthorexia nervosa

Health: incidental exercise

Media: fauxtography

Music: nerdcore

Online: flog

Politics: retail politics

Social Scene: kipper

Specialist Terms: inflation

Sport: cyberathlete

Technology: pod slurping

Travel: barefoot luxury


(Pengovsky; Muchos Kudos and Thankyous for the link!)


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