[Ads-l] Early WOTY 2015 contender?

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 13 06:33:00 UTC 2015


I guess, I've been out of the loop.

VS-)

On 1/12/15, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 12:56 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
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>> On Jan 12, 2015, at 3:08 PM, victor steinbok wrote:
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>> > Unless it was already on the list in 2014, /Manspreading/ should be a
>> > candidate in several categories.
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>> It was considered in two categories (I voted for it in one) but didn't
>> make it over the hump, as it were.
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> Those categories were Most Creative (won by "columbusing") and overall
> WOTY (won by "#blacklivesmatter").
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> http://www.americandialect.org/2014-word-of-the-year-is-blacklivesmatter
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> --bgz
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