The Twenty-first Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT) (EAMT 2018) will be held in Alacant/Alicante (Alacant in Catalan and Alicante in Castilian Spanish), Spain, from 28 to 30 May. The venue is a centuries-old building in the city centre.
In 2012, the Oxford English Dictionary named “omnishambles” its word of the year. It is a combination of the prefix “omni” meaning “all” and “shambles”, “a state of total disorder”. Accordingly, the OED defines the term as “A situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations.”
“Brocialism” and “brocialist” are pejorative terms used to men who have a certain set of political views. The word itself is a portmanteau of “bro”, a term often used to refer to men who behave in a casually sexist and juvenile manner, and “socialist”.