His name is never out of the headlines, and “Trump” now seems to have taken over the playground too – as it is named children’s “word of the year”.
The Oxford University Press made the claim after analysing more than 130,000 children’s stories submitted for BBC Radio 2’s annual story-writing competition 500 Words.
The US president’s name came up more than any other – suggesting how much Donald Trump’s larger-than-life personality has become part of UK children’s literary imaginations.
But the presidential name has been used in many unfamiliar settings, creating new words and characters, such as Boggle Trump, Snozzle Trump, Trumplestilskin and Trumpyness. Read more at BBC.