Here Refrain

November 14, 2016

Beautiful, shimmer, jetty. Poets Joy HarjoClaudia RankineRobert Pinsky et al. tell Merriam-Webster about their favorite words. Related, and far less pretty: the most-looked-up words post-election include fascism, bigot, and xenophobe.

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