Posted on November 28, 2018 at 1:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The latest word of the year, as chosen by, is “misinformation.”

This gloomy choice keeps with the theme of other dictionaries’ words of the year: “single-use” and “toxic.”

Even sadder? rattles off a laundry list of newsworthy incidents that inspired it to choose “misinformation” for this honor.

Read more and see the runners-up, which are overall more positive (but, clearly, lost out), in the announcement post.

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Just for fun, Language

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