2011 WOTY nomination: "robosigner"

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sun Jan 9 05:04:51 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jan 9, 2011 at 12:03 AM, Ben Zimmer wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>> Just trying to land ahead of the wave.  That will surely follow
>> yesterday's decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
>> ("the oldest continuously functioning appellate court in the Western
>> Hemisphere") that banks that foreclose on homes must have proof that
>> they own the mortgages *before* they foreclose.  Doh.
> I had "robosigning" on my 2010 list, as did David Barnhart.
> http://bit.ly/2010woty

(And Grant Barrett had "robosigner".)

Ben Zimmer

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