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Poll: Holy Youthquake, Batman, Look at the "Words of 2017!"

Every year, the Oxford Dictionary, often regarded as the authoritative dictionary of the English language, chooses a word or expression that has attracted a lot of interest in the previous twelve months and crowns it "Word of the Year." The editors "debate several candidates for word of the year and choose a winner that is judged to reflect the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of that particular year and to have lasting potential as a word of cultural significance." Below is the word of 2017, "youthquake," along with the other terms that made up Oxford's shortlist; which word or phrase, if used as a film title, most intrigues you that you would consider seeing the movie at your local cineplex based on it's name alone?

After voting, feel free to "confabulate" here.

Make Your Choice

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    Suffragette (2015)

    Antifa: a political protest movement comprising autonomous groups affiliated by their militant opposition to fascism and other forms of extreme right-wing ideology
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    "All in the Family" Carroll O'Connor C. 1978 CBS

    Broflake: a man who is readily upset or offended by progressive attitudes that conflict with his more conventional or conservative views
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    Reese Witherspoon in Wild (2014)

    Gorpcore: a style of dress incorporating utilitarian clothing of a type worn for outdoor activities
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    My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010)

    Unicorn: denoting something, especially an item of food or drink, that is dyed in rainbow colours, decorated with glitter, etc.
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    Catherine Keener in Get Out (2017)

    White Fragility: discomfort and defensiveness on the part of a white person when confronted by information about racial inequality and injustice
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    Shelley Hennig in Unfriended (2014)

    Milkshake Duck: a person or thing that initially inspires delight on social media but is soon revealed to have a distasteful or repugnant past
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    Morgan Spurlock in The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011)

    Newsjacking: the practice of taking advantage of current events or news stories in such a way as to promote or advertise one's product or brand
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    Leonardo DiCaprio in J. Edgar (2011)

    Kompromat: compromising information collected for use in blackmailing, discrediting, or manipulating someone, typically for political purposes
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    Geraldine James, Sally Hawkins, Lorraine Stanley, Jaime Winstone, and Andrea Riseborough in Made in Dagenham (2010)

    Youthquake: a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people

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