‘Strollout’: Australia’s word of 2021 alludes to the slow vaccine rollout and delayed climate action

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Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison receives the COVID-19 vaccine. Screenshot ABC news video February 2021 The Australian National Dictionary Centre (ANDC) has chosen ‘strollout’ as its 2021 word of the year in an apparent dig at Australia’s slow vaccine rollout. The choice has stirred much controversy online, as many question the politically charged nature of the word. Our Word of the Year for 2021 is ‘strollout’: the slow implementation of the COVID-19 vaccination program in Australia. Read more about our choice and the shortlist here: https://t.co/2pLBnuYkIO pic.twitter.com/IzU5dfFLK0…

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