By Terry Odenigbo
As we near the end of 2014, we start to reflect on the year as a whole. But what word best embodies this year? Can any one word sum up the significant events and themes that marked 2014?
We think of Word of the Year as an intellectual exercise. It is, of course, nearly impossible for one word to cover the Zeitgeist of an entire year, though distilling a year into a word helps us look back on the last 12 months though the lens of thoughtful reflection.
We will announce the 2014 Word of the Year soon, but what do you think it should be? And why?