[words of the year]

Topic: Culture
The American Dialect Society has declared its words of the year (warning: PDF file). The winner is “red/blue/purple state,” but there are many more choice winners and nominees in various categories. A summation may be found in this Slate article.

And while you’re at it, check out Double-Tongued Word Wrestler, a blog/dictionary of new words. Good fun for word geeks.

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