Friday, November 23, 2012
Each Year, the American Dialect Society picks a “word of the year”:
Word of the Year is interpreted in its broader sense as “vocabulary item”-not just words but phrases. The words or phrases do not have to be brand-new, but they have to be newly prominent or notable in the past year.
You can nominate the word for the year 2011 here. For purposes of guidance, here are the words of the year for the past several years: