Single-Use Named The Collins Word Of The Year
‘Single-use’ has been named the Collins Word of the Year for 2018.
'Plogging’ made the finalists list - that’s a Scandinavian fitness craze that combines jogging with picking up litter.
'Vegan,' 'MeToo' and 'Backstop' also appear.
Here's the top ten:
Single Use - Plastic products made to be used only once
Backstop - Brexit term
Floss - Dance move made popular from the game 'Fortnight
Gammon - A person, typically male, middle-aged, and white, with reactionary views.
Gaslight - Form of emotional abuse: Making a person doubt their ownversion of events
Me Too - Cultural movement that seeks to expose and eradicate predatory sexual behaviour
Plogging - Picking up litter while jogging
VAR - Video assistant referee
Vegan - Person who eats a plant based diet
Whitewash - To cast a white actor in the role of a character from a minority ethnic group