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The American Dialect Society has announced the words of the year:”Red state, blue state, purple state, n, together, a representation of the American political map.
Most useful word: phish, v, to acquire password or other private information via a digital ruse.
Most creative, pajamahadeen, n, bloggers who challenge and fact check traditional media.
Interesting what a big effect the Internet and blogging are having on the lannguage.
via Slate