File photo of an environmental activist pushing a giant ball with the words ‘toxic tonnes’ on it during a protest outside the European Parliament in Brussels. Photo: Reuters

‘Toxic’, ‘gammon’ and ‘cakeism’ battle it out for Oxford’s word of 2018

  • Dictionary picked ‘toxic’ because it reflected ‘a growing sense of how extreme and at times radioactive, we feel aspects of modern life have become’
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File photo of an environmental activist pushing a giant ball with the words ‘toxic tonnes’ on it during a protest outside the European Parliament in Brussels. Photo: Reuters
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