Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 14th of November 2018

Snowflakes and taking offence

The word snowflake has taken on a new meaning in recent years. These days it’s used as an insult. It’s used to criticise people or groups that are seen to be very easily offended or upset by things that others say. Rob and Neil discuss what it takes to be offended in just 6 minutes!

This week’s question:

In which year was snowflake one of Collins Dictionary’s words of the year? Was it…
a) 1996
b) 2006
c) 2016

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.