Best word added to Oxford English Dictionary: IT’S A TIE:
bird colonel, n.: “A full colonel, as distinct from a lieutenant colonel. Also in full bird colonel.”
cakeage, n.: “In a restaurant: the cutting and serving of a cake that has been brought in by a customer from off the premises; (hence) a charge levied for this…”
Best newly discovered non-spider species: THREE species of greater gliders! Petauroides volans, Petauroides minor and Petauroides armillatus
Best newly discovered spider species: Iran’s velvet spider Loureedia phoenixi
Best Darwin Award winner: “Mad” Mike Hughes, 64, what trying to prove the Earth is flat, was killed when he crashed his steam-powered rocket shortly after take-off in the California desert.
Best meme: Nature is healing. We are the virus.
Best Film Documentary: My Octopus Teacher
Best Magic: The Gathering card: Skyclave Squid (Zendikar Rising set)
Best animated series I haven’t watched yet: More episodes of Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal!
Best Star Trek release: Lower Decks “Crisis Point”
Best new animatic presented as a short film: Ruin Nation