[Ads-l] WOTY 2018 nominations

Andy Bach afbach at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 5 22:16:37 EST 2019


I always thought funnier than Ollie

On Sat, Jan 5, 2019 at 5:00 PM Mark Mandel <mark.a.mandel at gmail.com> wrote:

> "stan"?
>
> Mark Mandel
>
> On Wed, Jan 2, 2019, 8:57 AM Mark Peters <markpeterswriter at gmail.com
> wrote:
>
> > Wow. What a terrible year, but what tremendous words.
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> > > On Jan 2, 2019, at 6:24 AM, Hugo <hugovk at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> >
> > > These are all based on words people have been talking about on Twitter
> > the
> > > past year, from 81,695 tweets.
> > >
> > > Most of 2016's were related to the US presidential election (bigly,
> > > braggadocious, headass), and many of 2017's also relate to the
> president
> > > (covfefe, dotard, shitgibbon). Likewise in 2018.
> > >
> > > * beclowned
> > > * bombogenesis
> > > * catastrofuck
> > > * chucklefuck
> > > * clackwanker
> > > * councel
> > > * dipshittery
> > > * fucksicle
> > > * fuckwangled
> > > * kakistocracy
> > > * peoplekind
> > > * shithole
> > > * stan
> > > * toxic
> > > * trumpfuckery
> > > * wankpuffin
> > >
> > > These are all sourced from analysis of three Twitter bots which have
> been
> > > collecting words from Twitter since 2013. They've looked for certain
> > > sentences and extracted the X.
> > >
> > > * @lovihatibot -- "I love/hate the word X"
> > > * @nixibot -- "X is not/isn't/ain't a word"
> > > * @favibot -- "X is my new favorite/favourite/fave word"
> > >
> > > More info:
> > > https://laivakoira.typepad.com/blog/2018/12/twitter-woty-2018.html
> > >
> > > Hugo
> > > http://laivakoira.typepad.com/blog/words/
> >
> >
>
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