How does Merriam-Webster describe the election? "Götterdämmerung"
Share Now on:
Dictionary and thesaurus publishers Merriam-Webster updated their Twitter header today in honor of the election.
The word gotterdammerung. It’s a noun, signifying the collapse of a society or regime marked by catastrophic violence and disorder.
I’m gonna say that’s a little pessimistic.
We’ve updated our Twitter header in honor of the election. pic.twitter.com/mOFT8sUlVD
— Merriam-Webster (@MerriamWebster) November 7, 2016
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.