Squeezed middle: the section of society regarded as particularly affected by inflation, wage freezes, and cuts in public spending during a time of economic difficulty, consisting principally of those people on low or middle incomes.
The Oxford word of the year is…
Our word of the year has “lex-appeal”.
The word of the year is locavore!
Jessica Prentice talks about how she coined the word of the year.
The 2008 Word of the Year is….
Selfie – the Oxford Word of the Year for 2013 – is a neologism defined as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website”.