Browsing Month November, 2009

Now accepting nominations for the 2009 “word of the year” and the 2000-9 “word of the decade”

The American Dialect Society is now accepting nominations for the “word of the year” of 2009, as well as for the “word of the decade” for 2000-2009 What is the word or phrase which best characterizes the year or the decade? What expression most reflects the ideas, events, and themes which have occupied the English-speaking more…