The results of the US presidential election have some people frightened.
Donald Trump made a number of alarming comments about the use of nuclear weapons. In a CBS interview earlier this year, he said that one ought to be ‘unpredictable’ in their use of weapons of mass destruction, and has previously said he was open to dropping a nuclear bomb on Europe as it’s a ‘big place’.
Well, it seems people are trying to educate themselves, and there’s been a surge of interest in the meaning of certain words.
On Sunday the Merriam-Webster Dictionary tweeted the most popular words currently being looked up on its website:
📈 Top lookups right now, in order: