Nominations for 2011 Word of the Year

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Mon Jan 9 08:13:31 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 11:13 PM, Ben Zimmer wrote:
> And the winner is... "occupy".
> Full press release, with winners in the various categories, is here:

Here's my wrap-up:

with video:

And Geoff Pullum also had a WOTY write-up for the Chronicle of Higher
Education's Lingua Franca blog:


Ben Zimmer

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