Posts by patricio

  1. Describe 2020 In Just One Word? We Asked, You Answered.

    Well, what a year it has been. From a global pandemic, protests and riots in parts of the United States, national and local elections, online learning and remote work, describing 2020 in just a word or two seems like a daunting task. With terms such as quarantine, social distancing, and Zoom parties, it seems like our everyday lexicon will forever be changed by the words …

  2. Are These COVID-19 Words The Worst To Come Out Of The Pandemic?

    What a year 2020 has been—and it’s not even over yet! With any new global event, new words tend to pop up, for better or worse, and the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. We know many of the world’s greatest debates are held forth, of course, on Twitter. What color was that dress: blue or gold? (Definitely blue.) After watching Tiger King, did you realize …

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    Learn The Elephant Words You’ll Never Forget (And Help WWF Save A Pachyderm Or Two)

    They say an elephant never forgets. In more than 60 years, the world’s leading conservation organization—World Wildlife Fund (WWF)— has never forgotten the elephant. This year is no different. In honor of World Elephant Day on August 12, Dictionary.com has teamed up with WWF to go behind the scenes and help you learn some new words relating to this type of pachyderm (a fun word …