OUP (UK) WOTY: credit crunch

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sun Oct 5 17:06:37 UTC 2008

On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 9:33 AM, Benjamin Zimmer
<bgzimmer at babel.ling.upenn.edu> wrote:
> "Credit crunch" has been chosen as Word of the Year by Susie Dent of
> Oxford University Press (UK):
> http://blog.oup.com/2008/10/woty_uk/
> Dent's new book _Words of the Year_ also covers other terms related to
> the credit crisis: [snip]

Some more "terminology of the bailout crisis" here (with a bonus
reference to the "American Dialectic Society"):


--Ben Zimmer

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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