word of the year
Don’t let the door hit your prominent behind on the way out
No mo’ FOMO? You tell us
… Going to make Bill Nye a happy man.
Hint: James Franco is probably taking one right now.
NewsFeed’s weekly highlight of our vocabulary includes useful, new, hilarious and surprising words (as well as some that are just fun to roll off the old tongue).
In this special edition of NewsFeed’s Wednesday Words column, our resident vocabulary nut rounds up proposed “words of the year.” Vote for the one that really deserves the title.
It’s that time of year again: lexicographers from the Oxford English Dictionary have come together to pick the one word or phrase that defines the past 12 months.
2011 is the year of the “squeezed middle,” as suggested …
A: Enforced or extreme economy. B: Merriam-Webster’s most searched word in 2010.
One of the most mocked Twitter blunders of the year just got a boost in prestige.