It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year.
So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections.
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The English House, a 1911 red-brick Prairie Style residence designed and built by renowned Bloomington architect Arthur Pillsbury, has been home to the department since 1973—appropriate, since Pillsbury’s daughter graduated from Illinois Wesleyan as an English major.
Pillsbury’s elegant style was most in evidence on East Washington Street, the north side of which between Perrin and Mercer Avenues was nicknamed “Silk Stocking Row.” Pillsbury (pictured in a 1914 Pantagraph cartoon) also designed the Horatio Bent Elementary School just west of IWU’s campus, and in addition to churches and businesses, he designed over 400 homes.