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One of Trump’s favorite phrases was named the 2017 Word of the Year

Donald Trump. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The American Dialect Society named “fake news” the 2017 Word of the Year. It pronounced President Donald Trump helped change the clarification of feign news from disinformation presented as news to “actual news that is claimed to be untrue.” Meanwhile, “alternative facts” was named Euphemism of …

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6 things only New Yorkers say, according to linguists

New Yorkers have one of the many particular American English dialects.Abbie Parr / Stringer From Barbara Streisand to Al Pacino, Bernie Sanders to Donald Trump, New Yorkers have done their mythological chapter the many tangible in North America, according to sociolinguist William Labov. But it’s some-more than just “fuhgeddaboutit” and …

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This family of 5 left their suburban life behind to transport around the universe in a sailboat — and after 9 years and 30 countries, they’re still going

The Gifford family (minus Behan) aboard their boat, Totem, their home for scarcely 10 years and counting.Gifford family/Facebook In 2008, Jamie and Behan Gifford left their home in Washington and embarked on a vessel outing around the universe with their 3 children. Nearly 10 years later, they still haven’t stopped. …

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