Tag Archives: 2021 in review

Today Is 2021 “Good Riddance Day” In Times Square

An annual tradition takes place today in New York City: You’ll need to venture into Times Square for this event–but on December 28th (before the New Year’s Eve mob). That’s when Good Riddance Day is taking place between 12 and 1 pm. Inspired by the Latin American New Year’s Eve tradition of stuffing dolls with objects that represent unpleasant memories …

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Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Year Is “Vaccine”

The Associated Press reports: With an expanded definition to reflect the times, Merriam-Webster has declared an omnipresent truth as its 2021 word of the year: vaccine. “This was a word that was extremely high in our data every single day in 2021,” Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster’s editor-at-large, said. “It really represents two different stories. One is the science story, which is …

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