Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Mon Oct 4 02:57:01 UTC 2010

On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 10:01 PM, Garson O'Toole wrote:
> Thanks to Jon for posting about previvor, an interesting word that I
> had never heard before.
> Larry Horn posted to the ADS list in 2007 and suggested previvor as a
> WOTY candidate.

Though "previvor" didn't make a ripple in the '07 ADS WOTY voting, I
included it as a runner-up for the New Oxford American Dictionary's


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