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Word of the Year (WOTY) 2016: Part 2. This is not fake news!

At last, for your reading pleasure (or displeasure, as the case may be): the second part of the annual wrap-up of Word of the Year (WOTY) selections and related topics (part one is here). It’s already late January of 2017, … Continue reading

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WOTY (Word of the Year) 2015 roundup – Part 2

Just before Christmas I promised I’d be back with a follow-up post on the 2015 Word of the Year (WOTY), once the American Dialect Society had selected its winner. They did that on January 8th and here is my promised … Continue reading

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WOTY (Word of the Year) 2013 — 1 of 2

It’s that time of year again…when everyone and his brother comes out with their word of the year (“WOTY“) selection, or their lists of words that were most important or influential in the past year. As I’ve done the past … Continue reading

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