2016 is officially OVER and we now know what the “Word of the Year” was, according to the American Dialect Society!
The ADS voted at its annual convention in Austin, Texas, this past weekend and the winning term was…
It beat out other contenders including “woke,” “normalize,” “post-truth” and “#NoDAPL.”
The organization released a statement saying:
“As a metaphor for a situation that is out of control or poorly handled, dumpster fire came into prominence in 2016, very frequently in the context of the U.S. presidential campaign.”
So, what do you think? Did you use “Dumpster Fire” at all during your conversations last year?