Lowlife Slimeball Salacious Oligarch Kakistocracy


American flag with today’s trending words.

Merriam-Webster (to which I, ahem, made extremely small contributions) has words Trending Now on its website.  One of the foremost dictionary producers in English language history, it works not to set trends, but to report them.

In today’s political and social climate, what were the five top recent trending words in the English language?

  1. lowlife ‘a person of low moral character’
  2. kakistocracy ‘government by the worst people’
  3. slimeball ‘a morally repulsive or odious person’
  4. salacious ‘arousing or appealing to sexual desire’
  5. oligarch ‘government in which a small group exercises control’

Welcome to today’s America.

An opinion of an individual member of The Loveshade Family does not necessarily reflect the views of the whole family.

Original flag image by Dawn Hudson was released into the public domain; our version here with Merriam-Webster’s Trending Now words we also release.

About Alden Loveshade

Alden is a philosopher, personist, writer, playwright, screenwriter, director, actor, poet, photographer, dumbek drummer, roleplayer, and educator. Worked for others and freelance as a journalist, investigator, columnist, reviewer, teacher, animal caregiver, photographer, and dishwasher. Claims e doesn’t care about money, but always needs more. Recognized by Phi Theta Kappa, Golden Key International Honor Society, the U. S. Jaycees, and groups of like ilk. They don’t necessarily like em, but they recognize em. Graduated summa cum laude from some university that apparently figured the best way to get rid of em was to graduate em. Alden has worked with Emmy, Oscar, Tony, and Pulitzer Prize Nominees and Winners but they never shared their awards! Alden has dual citizenship in the Principality of Sealand and the United States of America. His official title for Sealand is Lord Alden Loveshade. E thinks that makes em sound impressive.
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16 Responses to Lowlife Slimeball Salacious Oligarch Kakistocracy

  1. Pet Girl says:

    None of this has anything to do with Donald Trump, does it?

    • George William Clinton says:

      Don’t make fun of the mentally ill. But don’t elect them president either.

    • TawTew the Naturally Perfumed says:

      We really don’t know why people looked these words up so much. But a lot of people are very concerned.

  2. George William Clinton says:

    America is where they build a wall to keep in the criminals and the stupid.

  3. Cynthia Nash says:

    Today’s Quiz:

    Name Five Things you look for in a president.

  4. Gear Netrunner says:

    Sticks and stones
    May break my bones
    But your dirty words
    Will never harm me.

  5. Angel Whore says:

    Who does everybody make everything about Donald Trump? It’s not all Trump!

  6. Andy Slimeball says:

    Signs of the Times.
    Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.
    We can’t stop, we won’t stop.

  7. TawTew the Naturally Perfumed says:

    These must be things people are concerned about. That is sad.

  8. Pope Hilde says:

    Russia isn’t looking too bad now, is it?

  9. Rev. Bootie says:

    lowlife, kakistocracy, slimeball, salacious, oligarch

    These are a few of my favorite things.

  10. Roger Roadkill says:

    Those words describe the Loveshade family to a T.

  11. Walter Hope says:

    God bless America

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