The words that defined our planet in 2019

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The words that defined our planet in 2019

Post by Erik_Kowal » Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:50 pm

"The planet is ailing, and our vocabulary for describing its miseries is flourishing. At the close of each year, dictionary editors look through the English lexicon and pluck out the seeds that best express the year’s spirit. The picks for 2019 by and large concern our overheating planet, a reflection of increasingly urgent demands for action."

Birth strike, flygskam, Pyrocene: The words that defined our planet in 2019
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