Word of the Year

Leading dictionaries selected "feminism," "youthquake," and "complicit" as their words of the year, offering heavily-politicized reasons to explain their choices. In selecting these as the year’s supposed buzzwords, the ventriloquists at Oxford, Merriam-Webster, and Dictionary.com put words in our mouths. Read my article @ City Journal, appearing in abridged form in the Wall Street Journal, on how the words define them, not us.