Here Is An Intriguing And Funny List Of ” Word Of The Year” From 2010 to 2017

You should know that each year many editors come together to select or shortlist a list of new words which are to be added to the dictionary, they even invite many people to vote for their favourite word. The voting is usually held in January, the most influential or the most favourite word is selected by the Word of the Year Committee which is chaired by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney. Here we have some really interesting 'Word of The Year' from 2010 to 2017, read the article to know more...

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You should know that each year many editors come together to select or shortlist a list of new words which are to be added to the dictionary, they even invite many people to vote for their favourite word. The voting is usually held in January, the most influential or the most favourite word is selected by the Word of the Year Committee which is chaired by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney. Here we have some really interesting ‘Word of The Year’ from 2010 to 2017, read the article to know more…

Word of the year 2010.

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In the year 2010, the word ‘Googleganger’ was voted as the public’s most favorite word, which made it the ‘Word of the Year’.

Word of the year 2011.

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Burquini surprisingly has been voted the most influential word of the year 2011. Burquini is a swimsuit designed for Muslim women, comprising leggings and a tunic top with a hood. Susan Butler, Editor of Macquarie Dictionary said, “Burqini seemed to be a very cute and successful coinage, and what lay behind it was a fusion of culture in an area of life which is so Australian… life on the beach.”

Word of the year 2012.

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The winner of the word of the year 2012 is ‘Phantom vibration syndrome’. It is a type of syndrome where people are in a constant perception that one’s mobile phone is vibrating or ringing when it is not ringing.

Word of the year 2013.

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The Word of the year 2013 winner is the word ‘infovore’. The word infovore basically means (plural infovores) A person who indulges in and desires information gathering and interpretation. The word of the year 2017 is finally decided, find out what is it on the Next Page…

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