we have reached total herd immunity for normality
this subsection will serve as a platform to assemble an index of the new words we have collectively learned or coined over the past 15 months focusing on behaviour, framing and scientific speak. this section is inviting everyone to use the language of their mother tongue if it serves to widen the index in that way. once the index is ready we can start explaining or defining these words in our new context
peak normality is a fictive mountain somewhere near Geneve (where WHO headquarters are not far off) on the fictional hike towards this peak (or is it a valley?) you'll encounter new tokens of language and confusing, even vertigo inducing abysms. Eventually you will reach peak normality...
This has given rise to the project #ReframeCovid, in which linguists collect crowdsourced examples of alternatives to war language.
Here a full list of over 1000 new words coined in german during the pandemic