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Kanye

 

The American Dialect Society. a group that studies the use of English in North America, chose "tweet" as 2009's Word of the Year.  In the Most Creative category, "Dracula sneeze" (sneezing into the crook of your arm thereby covering the bottom of your face) took the top award.   Other winning words were "hike the Appalachian trail" (Most Euphemistic), "Fail!" (Most Useful), and "death panel" (Most Outrageous).

To hear why some words were nominated, click here.

 

 

 

Photo by Josefrén under Creative Commons license.


 
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