We are almost coming to the end of 2015, how time flies!
Yearly, Oxford dictionaries select the word of the year and this year is no exception. Past winners have included “podcast” (2005), “carbon footprint” (2007), “unfriend” (2009), “selfie” (2013), and “vape” (2014).
Can you guess this year’s word of the year? You already have a clue, it’s an emoji
Do have an answer in your head.
The word of the year is
Drum roll, please.
Yes! That emoji up there and below is our word of the year. I kid you not.
Oxford dictionaries have crowned “Face with tears of joy” as the word of the year as seen on their website.
2015’s shortlist included several actual words and phrases, like “dark web,” “ad blocker,” and “lumbersexual.” However, the Face with tears of joy has been deemed adequate enough to summarize 2015.
Now, who guessed right?