[Ads-l] WOTY vote

James Landau 00000c13e57d49b8-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Fri Dec 18 14:07:10 EST 2020


I can't make the WOTY voting session (you can relax) but I'd like to advocate for "social distancing" as WOTY.
Unlike many of the other candidates, it is neither facetious, slang, or unnecessary (i.e. there is no synonym for it).It is widely recognized and better yet, widely used in serious public communication, e.g. signs reading "WEAR A MASK AND MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING"

James Landau
jjjrlandau at netscape.com

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