Thursday, December 31, 2015

Ism the word of the Year

Merriam-Webster declares "ism" as the 2015 word of the year.  How many ism's can you think of?

the suffix "ism" means a belief, attitude or style.

cannibalism

sexism

extremism

Autism

criticism

impressionism

strange-ism

weird-ism

peculiar-isms

special-isms

heroism 

terrorism

ageism

anarchism

racism

fascism

debate-ism

point the finger-ism

new normal-ism

global warming-ism

Donald-ism

Some words are made up.

It is in our DNA.

 I am sure that could be considered an ism.

Perhaps 2016 will be ish.

I would like to start with danish.







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