I have given this some thought. No, it is not “Dilly-Dilly”. Although that may be the most used word I have heard since football season started in September.
There are already a lot of words of the year out there.
Tim Egan at the New York Times recently penned an article titled “Comeback Words for 2018” in which he noted “complicit”, “youthquake”, and “feminism” as the words of the year put forth by different dictionaries and Saturday Night Live (complicit).
There are also words that have been intentionally scrubbed from our parlance, or should I say the federal government’s. Can