Word of the week: Experts

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words.

22 May 2020

Word of the week: ‘R number’

Beware of the intellectual viruses spreading through the West.

15 May 2020

Word of the week: Herd Immunity

Like a herd of bison the government has ‘followed the science’ in the hope it will be immune to criticism.

8 May 2020

Word of the week: Zoom

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era defining words.

1 May 2020

Word of the week: #claptheNHS

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words.

24 Apr 2020

Word of the week: PPE

Spectator Life satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words.

17 Apr 2020

Word of the week: 5G

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words.

10 Apr 2020

Word of the week: Key worker

Officer workers are coming to the unwanted realisation that their jobs are not as ‘key’ as they thought they were.

3 Apr 2020

Word of the week: Covidiot

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words.

27 Mar 2020

Word of the week: social distancing

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era defining words.

20 Mar 2020

Word of the week: Self-isolate

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words.

12 Mar 2020

Word of the week: Left-wing

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words.

6 Mar 2020

Word of the week: right-wing

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words.

28 Feb 2020

Word of the week: hate speech

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words.

21 Feb 2020

A handy guide to climate vandalism

Extinction Rebellion have much to teach us about digging for victory.

19 Feb 2020

 Word of the week: net zero

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words.

14 Feb 2020

Word of the week: BBC

Andy Shaw brings you his dictionary of era-defining words

7 Feb 2020

A short dictionary of Brexit

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you his glossary of era defining words.

31 Jan 2020

Word of the week: Sussex Royal

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you his dictionary of era defining words.

24 Jan 2020

Word of the week: White Privilege

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era defining words.

17 Jan 2020

A handy guide to the Labour leadership contest

Spectator Life’s satirical writer Andy Shaw gives you his take on big names bidding for victory.

13 Jan 2020

Word of the week: veganuary

Veganuary builds on previous campaigns to curtail the high spirits of the festive period by adding self-denial to the natural gloom and misery of January.

10 Jan 2020

Word of the week: woke

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words

27 Dec 2019

Word of the week: crisis

Crisis [ krahy-sis ] Hyperbolic noun A time of intense danger and instability, which calls for urgent action to prevent total catastrophe.…

20 Dec 2019

Word of the week: self-partnered

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words

13 Dec 2019

Word of the week: cancelled

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words

6 Dec 2019