Wooo-wooo word lovers!
Below are factoids for Word Lovers and The Curious.
As a subscriber to Merriam-Webster’s word of the day, I got this email. Pretty damn cool! Merci, M-W!
This week’s top lookups were (almost) all driven by U.S. politics:
People are curious about legal terms. The news that Trump’s campaign manager was charged with battery led to a surge in lookups for the word on 3/29.
(My editor’s note: A case of a Post employee pulling out a thesaurus to sound educated, haughty, superior, literary. In truth it comes away as pretentious, pompous, snooty, trying to hard. Just par-for-the-course liberal ridiculous borderline-absurd excrement from the Post.)
Finally, gullible experienced its usual spike on April 1st. It’s in the dictionary—we promise.
What words do you think will trend next week?