Monday, December 1, 2008

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year 2008

Merriam-Webster Online released their Word of the Year list for this year. Words are ranked based on the highest intensity of lookups on Merriam-Webster Online over the shortest period of time.
  1. bailout
  2. vet
  3. socialism
  4. maverick
  5. bipartisan
  6. trepidation
  7. precipice
  8. rogue
  9. misogyny
  10. turmoil
(Should America be concerned that searchers don't seem to know what socialism is?)

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