This year, the word of the year isn’t a word at all. It’s a picture. Or, more correctly a pictograph. It’s also known as an emoji.
Caitlin McNeill, 21, has a friend who was getting married.
The mother-of-the-bride was looking for a nice dress to wear to the wedding. She found “the dress” and snapped a picture of it to show to her daughter.
When her daughter saw the picture and started talking about it, they discovered that people had very different ideas of what colour the dress was.
Tobogganing is a very popular winter sport in Canada and the United States.
Recently, some towns in Canada and the United States have banned tobogganing.
Other towns have put limits on which hills people can toboggan on.
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Lammily is a new fashion doll that looks more like “real” women, according to its designer.
There are many traditions around the holidays.
“Holiday traditions,” in this case are things that people do every year during a holiday such as Christmas or Hannukah.
Usually it is something that people have done for many years, perhaps beginning a long time ago.
The best public washroom in the United States is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The washrooms at Longwood Gardens, a public garden in Philadelphia, took top honours in a contest by Cintas
Alan Eustace, 57 years old, is an executive at Google. On Oct. 24, he jumped out of a balloon from a height of more than 41 kilometres.
Germany has become the first country in the world to introduce a drone delivery service.
A drone is a small, unmanned aircraft that is guided by remote control. It can be used to reach places that are hard to get to by any other method.
A student from South Korea says she was “shocked” at how differently food is treated in the United States compared with her homeland.