2011 WOTY nomination: "robosigner"

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sun Jan 9 05:03:34 UTC 2011

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.



Ben Zimmer

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