Oxford Dictionaries chose to recognising the power of young people by naming ‘youthquake’ as its word of 2017. Photo: AP Oxford Dictionaries chose to recognising the power of young people by naming ‘youthquake’ as its word of 2017. Photo: AP
Oxford Dictionaries chose to recognising the power of young people by naming ‘youthquake’ as its word of 2017. Photo: AP

Oxford Dictionaries names ‘youthquake’ as word of 2017, beating ‘milkshake duck’ and ‘white fragility’

It first rose during Britain’s June general election, which saw an upsurge in young people turnout, then had an even bigger spike in September around New Zealand’s general election

Topic |   Britain
Oxford Dictionaries chose to recognising the power of young people by naming ‘youthquake’ as its word of 2017. Photo: AP Oxford Dictionaries chose to recognising the power of young people by naming ‘youthquake’ as its word of 2017. Photo: AP
Oxford Dictionaries chose to recognising the power of young people by naming ‘youthquake’ as its word of 2017. Photo: AP
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