This election cycle may have some people feeling down about their choices, but the good news is, people are expanding their vocabulary and their playlists.
"Lookups for the word ‘hombre’ immediately shot up 120,000% after Donald Trump said ‘We have some bad hombres here,’ and peaked at 150,000% over average during the debate," according to the online dictionary Merriam-Webster,
Trump seemed to use the word “swatch” rather than “swath” for the phrase “vast swathes of land," which sent lookups for “swatch” up 34,100%.
Lookups for “debunk” went up 6,600% after both Clinton and Trump used it to defend their records. Clinton said some of the accusations leveled against her by Trump had “been debunked numerous times.”
And Trump said that accusations of sexual misconduct against him “have been largely debunked.”
Dictionary.com had the same words and more on the list it released of spikes in word searches. Here's their full list:
But it wasn’t just vocabulary people were looking for. After Trump called Clinton a “nasty woman” Spotify noticed that streams of the song “Nasty” had increased.