What made the list of 2018’s most popular words?

By Ceren Senkul, news reporter

Last year it was ‘fake news’, the year before it was ‘Brexit’ but it seems that people of 2018 have gone a bit green.

’Single-use’ has been named Collins’ Word of the Year, popularised by the increasing call to ban materials that damage the environment and pollute the food chain.



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Helped by global movements, including Sky’s very own Ocean Rescue campaign, the term single-use has been on the front page of every paper and on news articles across the world.

But what else made the top 10?

Here are 2018’s most popular words.

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