«Postprod» became word of the year by the Oxford dictionary

The Oxford English dictionary recognized the word of the year «postrado». It is used to indicate «circumstances in which objective facts are less important in shaping public opinion than appeals to the emotions and personal convictions.» «Postprod» came into use about ten years ago, but has become relevant in 2016 on the background of Brexit and the US election.

«Postprod» (post-truth) became word of the year by the Oxford dictionary. This is stated in the blog Oxford University Press.

The word is used to indicate «the circumstances in which objective facts are less important in shaping public opinion than appeals to the emotions and personal convictions.» «Palistine» is used for about ten years, but after Brexit and presidential elections in the US, it has become the most relevant.

Among the other nominees was such a thing as «rexiter» — man who plays for a British exit from the European Union

Previously word of the year Oxford dictionary has named Emoji «crying with laughter». It was the most common smile in 2015.

See also:

Archaeologists have discovered previously unknown on the bark of the ancient word



«Postprod» became word of the year by the Oxford dictionary 17.11.2016

Share this news

Опубликовать в Google Plus
Опубликовать в LiveJournal
Опубликовать в Одноклассники