Webster ’s New World College Dictionary an nounces its word-of-the-year candidates

Alison Murie sagehen7470 at ATT.NET
Fri Nov 21 16:33:00 UTC 2008

On Nov 21, 2008, at 10:36 AM, Grant Barrett wrote:

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> Webster’s New World College Dictionary has announced its top five
> words of the year candidates. Odd choices from WNW, as usual.
Odd, indeed. As an ADS-L bystander, I can't nominate, but I would
be surprised if "bailout" & "locavore" didn't appear somewhere in the
list under consideration for WOTY.

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