Incel, Big Dick Energy, JOMO, Thain Thain: Words that Made Our Vocab Richer in 2018 (Or Not)

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Incel, Big Dick Energy, JOMO, Thain Thain: Words that Made Our Vocab Richer in 2018 (Or Not)

Illustration: Shruti Yatam

Do you speak 2018? The end of the year is a great time to take stock of the slang the world’s leading linguists (read: Twitter users) came up with over the past 12 months. It’s not only Shashi Tharoor who is capable of introducing new terms into our lexicon, as this farrago of words proves.

Toxic

What it means: Painfully oblivious regarding the bare minimum effort it takes to be a decent person in 2018.

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