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They is the Miriam Webster word of the year, with a 313% increase in lookups. The spike seems to be due to nonbinary genders. Also, it has become more acceptable to use they as a non-plural pronoun.

Other words with a spike in lookups include:

quid pro quo

impeach

crawdad

egregious

clemency

snitty

tergiversation

and the shocker: the! The??? Why does the have more lookups?
 
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