Word john w creswell research design 4th edition pdf the Year Our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends. It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year.
So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections. Change It wasn’t trendy, funny, nor was it coined on Twitter, but we thought change told a real story about how our users defined 2010. The national debate can arguably be summarized by the question: In the past two years, has there been enough change? Meanwhile, many Americans continue to face change in their homes, bank accounts and jobs. Only time will tell if the latest wave of change Americans voted for in the midterm elections will result in a negative or positive outcome. Tergiversate This rare word was chosen to represent 2011 because it described so much of the world around us. Tergiversate means “to change repeatedly one’s attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc.
Bluster In a year known for the Occupy movement and what became known as the Arab Spring, our lexicographers chose bluster as their Word of the Year for 2012. 2012 saw the most expensive political campaigns and some of the most extreme weather events in human history, from floods in Australia to cyclones in China to Hurricane Sandy and many others. Privacy We got serious in 2013. Privacy was on everyone’s mind that year, from Edward Snowden’s reveal of Project PRISM to the arrival of Google Glass. Exposure Spoiler alert: Things don’t get less serious in 2014. Our Word of the Year was exposure, which highlighted the year’s Ebola virus outbreak, shocking acts of violence both abroad and in the US, and widespread theft of personal information. From the pervading sense of vulnerability surrounding Ebola to the visibility into acts of crime or misconduct that ignited critical conversations about race, gender, and violence, various senses of exposure were out in the open this year.
Identity Fluidity of identity was a huge theme in 2015. Language around gender and sexual identity broadened, becoming more inclusive with additions to the dictionary like gender-fluid as well as the gender-neutral prefix Mx. Xenophobia In 2016, we selected xenophobia as our Word of the Year. Fear of the “other” was a huge theme in 2016, from Brexit to President Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric.
Despite being chosen as the 2016 Word of the Year, xenophobia is not to be celebrated. Rather it’s a word to reflect upon deeply in light of the events of the recent past. Complicit The word complicit sprung up in conversations in 2017 about those who spoke out against powerful figures and institutions and about those who stayed silent. It was a year of real awakening to complicity in various sectors of society, from politics to pop culture. Our choice for Word of the Year is as much about what is visible as it is about what is not. It’s a word that reminds us that even inaction is a type of action. The silent acceptance of wrongdoing is how we’ve gotten to this point.
We must not let this continue to be the norm. If we do, then we are all complicit. We’re Never Mercurial With Your Word Of The Day Quiz! Quiz Yourself: Can You Tell Good Luck From Bad?
Start your day with weird words, fun quizzes, and language stories. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. Bermuda, regularly updated as a Gazetteer, focusing on this internally self-governing British Overseas Territory 900 miles north of the Caribbean, 600 miles east of North Carolina, USA. On the death of her father King George VI from cancer, Queen Elizabeth 2 was enthroned. She was destined to become one of the longest-serving monarchs in British history. Three of her children were divorced amid much controversy.
Cubana’s Estrella de Oriente DC4 before her crash. Photo courtesy Compañía Cubana de Aviación S. First of three visits, first and second secret, when John F. Kennedy came to Bermuda, at the age of 36 and about to become a Senator. It was then owned by his friend, wealthy American Oliver Newbury. He fell off his moped on that hill.
Brooks, a school friend of Mr. Dockyard with Defence Board Chairman Seward S. The last British Imperial Defence Plan was published, that affected Bermuda. Bermuda had been given notice by the UK of the intention to withdraw within three years all British military units based in Bermuda. Only five months after her glittering Coronation in London, with the world-wide publicity it generated, Bermuda received its first visit – a 24-hour stay – from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, daughter of Britain’s and Bermuda’s last ever King-Emperor, George VI. Ground was broken for the Cold War listening post at the U. Bermuda, atop Tudor Hill, Southampton Parish.
The US Navy operated a listening post from Tudor Hill until the closure of US bases in 1995. Mo” Ware, Director of Civil Aviation, bought his 1946 Luscombe 8a Silvaire airplane, originally imported by Hugh Watlington in 1952. Ware, with Jim Babineau and Colin Plant, acquired it from Bermuda Air Tours. In what became known as the “Bermuda Radar Case” in official reports of the United States Air Force, this report involves official radarscope photos of UFOs off Bermuda, taken that day. HRH Princess Margaret inspecting an Honour Guard at Prospect Garrison, Devonshire, during her 1955 visit to Bermuda. She was escorted by Commanding Officer, Major J.
Marsh, DSO and Garrison Commander Brigadier J. The Cold War listening post at the U. Naval Facility, Bermuda, atop Tudor Hill, Southampton Parish was officially opened, after a year of work by Navy Seabees and Western Electric Company of USA. Circling USN aircraft dropped sonar buoys to locate Soviet submarines heading for Cuba or the east coast of the USA. The buoys were a communications hub in the readiness to launch a nuclear response. From June to June 1958, James Mathews, stationed in Bermuda for three years at the USA’s Kindley Air Force Base, was one of the five technicians who set up and operated the Kindley AFB TV station, ZBK-TV, Bermuda’s first.