[Ads-l] The 2017 Word of the Year has been banned

Baron, Dennis E debaron at ILLINOIS.EDU
Thu Dec 21 12:12:00 EST 2017


The Web of Language regrets to announce that the White House has banned the 2017 Word of the Year.


Adding to earlier reports that the federal government will no longer be allowed to use the seven dirty words evidence-based, vulnerable, diversity, transgender, season’s greetings, climate change, and #metoo, the administration announced the cancellation of this year’s Word of the Year awards. . . .

Read the whole story here:
https://blogs.illinois.edu/view/25/590394



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