‘Vaccine’ and ‘vax’ are the 2021 words of the year – they symbolize protection and possibilities during a pandemic, two dictionary publishers say

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‘To enjoy the season, and to make resolutions for the year to come. ‘Tis the season – for those who work in matters of language – to identify the words that have defined us in the past year, along with dictionaries and other language-related bodies, to collaborate with dictionaries and other language-related bodies of their Word of the Year (WOTY) announce. Last year’s WOTYs – including “Pandemic”, “Quarantine”, “Lockdown”, “Social Distancing” and “Remote” – centered around the coronavirus outbreak and our immediate responses. This year, two WOTYs – Merriam-Webster….

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