American Dialect Society Words of the Year Preview

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Dec 22 01:47:52 UTC 2005

At 6:05 PM -0500 12/21/05, Dennis R. Preston wrote:
>Vibrant. Enthusiastic. Never unruly.
Impeccably ruly, that's us.   Rulier than thou.


>>Isn't it also the only one in which candidates are actually voted on
>>by an unruly meeting of members?
>>On Wednesday, December 21, 2005 9:26 AM, Grant Barrett wrote:
>>>  Just a quick note that we're preparing for our 16th annual words of
>>>  the year vote to be held January 6. The American Dialect Society's
>>>  vote is the longest-running and the only one conducted by a non-
>>>  commercial entity.
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>Dennis R. Preston
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