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  1. For When Idioms Make You Feel Like An Idiot

    Online Dictionary Shares Most Looked Up Idioms Internationally & Top New Word Requests OAKLAND, Calif., October 18, 2017 – The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence where the chickens come home to roost, catch my drift? If not, you’re in luck – Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile English-language resource, today released data on the most searched idioms across the globe …

  2. Don’t Want to be an American Idiot: More than Half of Americans Feel More Informed Due to Recent Political Events

    Dictionary.com Study Reveals Shifts in Political Awareness and Vocabulary Since 2016 Presidential Election; Alignment with Site Search Data OAKLAND, Calif., April 18, 2017 – While the 2016 Presidential election left Americans split across party lines, there is one thing the majority can agree on – more than half (53%) of overall Americans now feel more informed about current affairs than before the Presidential election, according …

  3. Democracy, Drugs, and Definitions: Alt-Right, Dabbing, and Slay Among New Words Added to Dictionary.com

    OAKLAND, Calif., March, 2017 – From pop culture to pot culture, alt-right to Kpop—the trends, movements, and news of today continue to influence the words and language we use. Today Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile English-language resource, announced more than 300 new words and definitions were added to the dictionary, sharing trends and insights into how and why words within cultural and political discourse …

  4. Dictionary.com Names “Xenophobia” 2016 Word of the Year

    OAKLAND, Calif., November 28, 2016 – Some of the most prominent news stories this year have centered on fear of the “other” – the Brexit vote, police shootings, Syria’s refugee crisis, transsexual rights, and the US presidential race. Because these stories have resonated so deeply in the cultural consciousness over the last 12 months, Dictionary.com has chosen xenophobia as its Word of the Year. The …

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