"vulture capitalist" -- WOTY in diapers at the start of the new year?

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Fri Jan 13 04:56:35 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 11:19:44PM -0500, Joel S. Berson wrote:
> I say put "vulture capitalist" (AKA Mitt Romney) on the watch list for WOTY.

Not that this inherently disqualifies something from WotY status, but
_vulture capitalist_ has been in OED since 2006, and we have a first
quote from 1978.

Jesse Sheidlower

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