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‘Globin Mode’ Named Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionary

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Slang means ‘an unapologetically self-indulgent, lazy, sloppy, or greedy type of behavior’

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‘Globin Mode’ is the word of 2022

O oxford dictionary chose the slang word ‘globin mode’ (goblin mode in translation) as the word of the year. The term, according to the British dictionary, means “an unapologetically self-indulgent, lazy, sloppy or greedy type of behavior, typically in a way that rejects social norms or expectations”, and was announced this Monday, 5. According to the definitions from the Oxford communiqué, being in ‘globin mode’ is “waking up at 2am and dragging yourself to the kitchen wearing nothing but a long T-shirt to have a bizarre snack such as crackers with melted cheese”, can also be associated with the act of spend the whole day marathoning a series while surfing non-stop on social networks, classified the British newspaper The Guardian. appeared among the candidates the very first time the publishing house held an open public vote. More than 300,000 people, about 93% of the total, voted for the expression. The second and third position were with metaverse and #IStandWithme, which can be interpreted as #EuApoio. The term was first mentioned on Twitter in 2009 in a piece of news attributed to celebrity Julia Fox, when she spoke about her relationship with Kanye West, at the time, she said that her partner did not like it when she entered “globin mode”.

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