This dual self, this maniacal Joe Nathan (nonamehereonlj) wrote in linguaphiles,
This dual self, this maniacal Joe Nathan
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linguaphiles

Can't believe nobody's posted this yet!

Merriam-Webster's Words of the Year 2008

1. bailout (noun)
2. vet
3. socialism
4. maverick
5. bipartisan
6. trepidation
7. precipice
8. rogue
9. misogyny
10. turmoil

Unsurprisingly, many of them have to do with political events.

link: http://www.merriam-webster.com/info/08words.htm
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