Early 2009 WOTY nominations posted

Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Mon Dec 21 14:37:39 UTC 2009

I've just posted the early 2009 word of the year nominations to the ADS web site.


There are some definite winners in there. Maybe we can do better than "bailout"?

I'll be posting word of the decade nominations in the next few days.

Grant Barrett
American Dialect Society
Vice President of Communications and Technology
Chair of the New Words Committee
Editor of "Among the New Words" in the society's academic journal "American Speech"
grantbarrett at gmail.com

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

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