I do an annual “The Best…” list on the “words of the year” that various organizations name at about time of the year. Groups have begun their announcements, and I’ll add to list as more do the same.
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Here are The Best “Words Of The Year” Features For 2014:
‘Vape’ Joins Pot Lingo as Oxford’s Word of the Year is from The New York Times.
Take It In: ‘Vape’ Is The Oxford Dictionaries Word Of The Year is from NPR.
Vape: Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year is from Vox.
The Ant’s Pants? Oxford Dictionaries Adds 1,000 New Terms is from NPR.
The 11 best new words added to Oxford dictionaries is from The Week.
Merriam Webster Chooses Word of the Year is from TIME.
Die-In, Vortex, Selfie Stick: What’s The Word Of 2014? is from NPR.
Thirsty for a hot take, Bae? Here are the words that defined 2014. is from Vox.
#blacklivesmatter Is the American Dialect Society’s 2014 Word of the Year is the headline of an article in TIME Magazine.
Here’s a New York Times story about the selection, too.
My ‘Word Of 2014’: Privilege is from NPR.
You Heard ’Em Here First: Words of 2015 is from The Wall Street Journal.
A ‘Salty’ Word With a Promising Future is from The Wall Street Journal.
The ‘Worst’ German Word of the Year is from The Atlantic.
You might also be interested in my other 1,400 “The Best” lists.