It’s the time of year when I begin posting my “Best of the Year” lists!

I’m starting off with this one on “Words Of The Year,” though many dictionaries still have to announce their choices. I’ll add them to the list as they come up.

You can see all the previous “Words of the Year” lists here.

Here’s what I have so far:

‘AI’ named most notable word of 2023 by Collins dictionary is from The Guardian.

AI named word of the year by Collins Dictionary is from The BBC.

‘Play harder’ voted as Oxford English Dictionary’s Word of the Year

What’s Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2023? Hint: Be true to yourself is from NBC News.

Do you have ‘rizz’? Oxford picks its word of the year from Gen Z slang. is from The Wash. Post.

AI invades ‘word of the year’ lists at Oxford, Cambridge and Merriam-Webster is from TechCrunch.

The Education Word of the Year Is… is from Ed Week.

What’s your nudge word for 2024? Let us help you discover it. is from The Washington Post.