Words That Define The COVID-19 Pandemic With Grammar Girl
Both Merriam Webster’s and Dictionary.com named “pandemic” their word of the year for 2020.
On March 11, 2020, the day the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the word fueled Merriam Webster’s single largest spike in dictionary traffic in 2020, an increase of more than 115,806% over searches the same day in 2019.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: the words that define our times with Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty.
- Mignon Fogarty, host, Grammar Girl Podcast
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