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Blursday, doomscrolling, and the words of 2020

Source: Staff

So many people had trouble keeping track of time in 2020 that English added a new day of the week. Is today Monday? Saturday? Every day seems like to people stuck at home. At the beginning of the year, most of us had never, experienced (exhaustion produced by too many online meetings), or done much (“obsessively scanning social media and websites for bad news,” according to the American Dialect Society).

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