"umbrella revolution" and "occupy Central"

David Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Wed Oct 1 18:26:26 UTC 2014

Of course, there's room to consider almost anything.  Bear in mind that
there was an "umbrella revolution" in Latvia a couple of years ago.


barnhart at highlands.com

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Any place for "umbrella revolution" and "occupy Central" in ADS's categories
of "words of the year"?

I see that"occupy" was 2011 WOTY.  Perhaps "occupy Central" could be "Son of


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