Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year


Last week we heard that the Macquarie Dictionary Committee’s Choice for Word of the Year 2017 went to…

Macquarie_Dictionary_Word_of_the_Year_2017_-_milkshake_duck

Perhaps, like me, you were a little puzzled, out of the twitter loop, and left wondering what on earth was a ‘milkshake duck’ and how would I ever use this new word in a sentence! Except I just found a way 🙂

The People’s Choice for Word of the Year 2017, however, might be more your style (it was the word I voted for anyway).

Macquarie_Dictionary_Word_of_the_Year_Peoples_Choice_-_framily

For a full list of the shortlisted words click on the link at the beginning of the post. Which one would you have voted for?

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