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Top 10 Collins Words of the year 2016
The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union
A concept, originating in Denmark, of creating cosy and convivial atmospheres that promote wellbeing
A theatrical gesture in which a person drops (or imitates the action of dropping)
the policies advocated by the US politician Donald Trump, especially those involving a rejection of the current political establishment and the vigorous pursuit of American national interests (2) a controversial or outrageous statement attributed to Donald Trump
To make a public show of contempt for someone or something, often in a subtle or
The habitual use of social media to share news, images, etc of one’s children
The young adults of the 2010s, viewed as being less resilient and more prone to taking offence than previous generations
Junk food such as hot dogs, burgers, etc considered particularly appealing to men
The adoption of a business model in which services are offered on demand through direct contact between a customer and supplier, usually via mobile technology
Joy of missing out: pleasure gained from enjoying one’s current activities without worrying that other people are having more fun
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Book of the Week
This novel takes the reader on a journey through Scottish history from the Second World War up to the present.
James Robertson will be in school on Wednesday 13th December to work with the Advanced Higher English class.
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