[Ads-l] Word of the Year 2014: "#blacklivesmatter" (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Mon Jan 12 16:42:13 UTC 2015


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How does this bode for #JeSuisCharlie for 2015?

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> Subject: Word of the Year 2014: "#blacklivesmatter"
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> Subject:      Word of the Year 2014: "#blacklivesmatter"
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> The Word of the Year for 2014 is "#blacklivesmatter," the first time
> that a hashtag has been selected as ADS WOTY. It also won a new
> category created for this year, Most Notable Hashtag.
> 
> Read the press release:
> http://www.americandialect.org/2014-word-of-the-year-is-
> blacklivesmatter
> Shortcut to PDF: http://bit.ly/ADSWOTY14
> 
> --bgz
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> Ben Zimmer
> http://benzimmer.com/
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