Affix of the decade

Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Mon Dec 21 16:27:02 UTC 2009

Will you be at the meeting in Baltimore? If so, new category nominations are welcomed from the floor.

Grant Barrett
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On Dec 21, 2009, at 08:14, Scot LaFaive wrote:

> This decade also calls for an Affix of the Decade, I mean. Yicks.
> Scot
> On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Scot LaFaive <slafaive at> wrote:
>> I know we like to do the Word of the Year every year, but I think this
>> decade also calls for an Affix of the Year. Namely, the prefix "i-" as in
>> "iPod," "iPlayer," "iCarly," "iGoogle," etc. It seems to be increasingly
>> used with technology hoping to be "hip" and "coo." Can i get a second?
>> iScot
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