Thursday, November 17, 2016

After the fact

Oxford Dictionaries' choice of Word Of The Year is always a fascinating sign of the times, a snapshot of the zeitgeist - so, with the world still reeling from the seismic shock of Donald Trump's presidential election victory and many of us Brits still baffled by how exactly the Leave campaign won the EU Referendum (and bemused that there remains no clear roadmap for Brexit), "post-truth" seems like an entirely appropriate winner of the accolade for 2016.

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