"Debt ceiling deniers" -- POTY?

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Oct 11 18:07:53 UTC 2013

You don't understand the complaint because it isn't one. I just don't
see it as a particularly good candidate for POTY--formulaic and not
particularly widespread. That's not a complaint--it's an observation.

My WOTY is still "sequester", although there are a few neologisms worthy
of consideration. POTY may be a bit more difficult, but, then, how do we
distinguish the two? Short phrases will still be considered for WOTY and
this ma well be one of the (lesser) candidates.


On 10/11/2013 1:48 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:
> Victor, I don't understand your complaint.  I'm not claiming "X
> deniers" is a new formulation.  I am suggesting a candidate for POTY
> = phrase of the year".  Has it become popular (the old "viral") enough?
> Joel

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