Will 2018 be the year of combobulation?

Will 2018 be the year of combobulation?

The past two years were defined by huge political and economic shocks. But 2018 will tell us much more about their actual implications and consequences

Some words exist only through their negatives. To dissemble is to conceal or disguise your true feelings. You never ‘semble’ and tell people exactly what you think, except maybe at Christmas parties after too many sherries.

You can be discommoded, ie, have inconvenience caused to you, but ‘commoding’ someone is probably not something you’d bring up on your first Tinder date.

To be discombobulated is to be confused. You are never ‘combobulated’. Except maybe...

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