The Most Used ‘Word’ Of 2014 Isn’t Even A Word! Find Out The Surprising Symbol HERE!

most used word of 2014 is an emoji

Well, this is a surprise. Or should we say a 😯 ?

According to Global Language Monitor, the most used word of 2014 isn’t even a word, it’s an emoji — which is pretty mind boggling.

Don’t get us wrong, we love us some emojis, but we don’t necessarily count them as WORDS… Do YOU?

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According to the study, the number one most used word of the year was…


Ch-ch-check out which other “words” made the Top 15 list (below)!!!

Top Words of 2014
1.The Heart Emoji (for love) aka ❤️
2. Hashtag
3. Vape
4. Blood Moon
5. Nano
6. Photo Bomb
7. Caliphate
8. (White) privilege
9. Bae
10. “Bash” Tag
11. Transparency
12. Sustainable
13. Clickbait
14. Quindecennial
15. Comet

At least the emoji was a heart, which stands for love and not, like, the dragon one or something.

Interesting side note: the most used phrase of the year was “hands up, don’t shoot” which refers to what the Ferguson demonstrators chanted during their protests.

What do YOU think of Global Language Monitor’s findings?


Dec 31, 2014 6:17pm PDT

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