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2020 is so wild that Oxford English Dictionary couldn't come up with one ‘word of the year'

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

How do you describe a year with so many unprecedented events in one single word? Well, you just don't. That was the conclusion that Oxford Languages made as it tried to name its traditional word of the year for 2020, leading the dictionary publisher to make a list instead.
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Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

2 monthes ago   |   By KOAT

The Oxford English Dictionary has been unable to name its traditional word of the year for 2020, instead exploring how far and how quickly the language has developed this year.
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Washington Monument closes due to COVID-19 pandemic

Washington Monument closes due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Washington Monument will close in a bid to help stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Parks Service said. The 555-foot marble obelisk tower, the construction... Read more ...

Week ahead: 3 stories to watch

Week ahead: 3 stories to watch

Next week will have been one year after a deadly helicopter crash claimed nine lives and 35 years after the space shuttle Challenger explosion claimed seven lives. Read more ...

Florida teen gets 45 years for killing mother in fight over grades

Florida teen gets 45 years for killing mother in fight over grades

In a remarkable moment during his sentencing hearing, the judge allowed Ramos' 84-year-old grandmother to see his face closeup for the first time since he was jailed. Read more ...

‘New king in town': Michael Chandler DESTROYS Dan Hooker inside one round at...

‘New king in town': Michael Chandler DESTROYS Dan Hooker inside one round at UFC 257, calls out Khabib

Michael Chandler arrived on the UFC scene in explosive style with a first-round finish of Dan Hooker in their lightweight bout at UFC 257 on Fight Island. Making his first... Read more ...

One of 22 workers trapped in China gold mine rescued

One of 22 workers trapped in China gold mine rescued

Rescuers in China on Sunday lifted to the surface one of 22 workers trapped for two weeks after an explosion in a northern gold mine, state media reported. Reports said the... Read more ...

Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87

Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87

Longtime talk show host Larry King has died in Los Angeles. He was 87. Read more ...

Cindy McCain says Arizona GOP censure is ‘a badge of honor'

Cindy McCain says Arizona GOP censure is ‘a badge of honor'

John McCain's widow was censured by Arizona state Republicans for failing to support President Trump - and she took it in stride. “It is a high honor to be included in a group... Read more ...

Accused Capitol rioter Garret Miller called for AOC's assassination, court...

Accused Capitol rioter Garret Miller called for AOC's assassination, court docs show

A Texas man accused of taking part in the Capitol riot allegedly called for the assassination of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Garret Miller of Richardson, Texas, was... Read more ...

Massoud scores 31 with 8 3s, Wake Forest beats Pitt 76-75

Massoud scores 31 with 8 3s, Wake Forest beats Pitt 76-75

Pitt is scheduled to host North Carolina Tuesday Read more ...

Crews fight fire at Edmondson Village Shopping Center

Crews fight fire at Edmondson Village Shopping Center

A multiple-alarm fire ignited late Saturday night at the Edmondson Village Shopping Center. Read more ...