The Word Prom is coming soon. It's scheduled for Friday, January 4, 2019.
What's the Word Prom, you ask? Click HERE for information (related to 2018's Word Prom); then click HERE for information related to the coming Prom in January of 2019.
And now that the Word Prom season is upon us, news was recently released about Collins cictionary's Word of the Year for 2018: "single-use." Click HERE to read all about it!
Starting on December 1, 2018, we will begin our annual Word of the Year Countdown, and we will announce our Word of the Year at 12:00 noon (EST) on Monday, December 31, 2018.
Information about our WotY countdown can be found HERE.
One other bit of WotY news: "Plogging" was included in Collins' list of possible contenders for their annual Word of the Year:
We believe that the Emmett Lee Dickinson Museum site was the very first to introduce the concept of "plogging" on our site's plog (poetry blog). Even though we use the with an alternate meaning, we were both thrilled and honored to see our term on Collins' list.
Here was our first use of the word -- way back in May of 2013 (HERE) -- when were introduced our plog: