[Ads-l] Early WOTY 2015 contender?

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 13 03:32:10 UTC 2015


On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 12:56 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>
> On Jan 12, 2015, at 3:08 PM, victor steinbok wrote:
>
> > Unless it was already on the list in 2014, /Manspreading/ should be a
> > candidate in several categories.
>
> It was considered in two categories (I voted for it in one) but didn't
> make it over the hump, as it were.

Those categories were Most Creative (won by "columbusing") and overall
WOTY (won by "#blacklivesmatter").

http://www.americandialect.org/2014-word-of-the-year-is-blacklivesmatter

--bgz

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