[Ads-l] ammosexual

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 15 17:35:36 EST 2022


We had a thread on "ammosexual" in Dec. 2015, started by Charles Doyle.

http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2015-December/thread.html#140015

JL contributed to the thread, as did Nancy Friedman, who had previously
blogged about the word.

https://nancyfriedman.typepad.com/away_with_words/2014/08/word-of-the-week-ammosexual.html

"Ammosexual" went on to win the Most Creative category in the 2015 ADS Word
of the Year voting.

On Sat, Jan 15, 2022 at 5:02 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
> https://www.yahoo.com/news/voices-republicans-flirting-secession-united-160302195.html
>
> "Is it pleasant to sometimes imagine what a healthier, wealthier, more
> voter-rights-friendly, less frantically ammosexual nation — a United Blue
> America – might look like?"
>

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