Friday, November 23, 2012

Nominations Are Solicited for the 2012 Word of the Year

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:

2011  Occupy

2010 App

2009 Tweet

2008 Bailout

2007 Subprime


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