Monday, 7 December 2020

where women glow and men chunder

Though ultimately selecting doomscrolling as its Word of the Year, those short-listed as contenders by Macquarie Dictionary include some delectably Australian-specific neologisms as well as the snowclone of –core as signifying a cultural trend associated with a certain lifestyle. Softcore first emerging as something opposed but still gateway, internationally we’ve experienced iterations of normcore, mumblecore, bardcore and the choice, commitment cottagecore—another runner-up. The other colloquialisms are worth checking out in full and we were especially taken by seened, the read-receipt indicating that one’s contribution has been viewed but not yet acknowledged.