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Word of the Year 2011

Does Diction Reflect Conviction?

Michael Sigman | Posted 03.30.2012 | Home
Michael Sigman

Occupy! was the 2011 Word of the Year according to the American Dialect Society. Did Americans sober up in 2011, or do we simply prefer to alternate between heaviosity and levity?

And The Word Of The Year Is ...

Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

TIME magazine named "the protester" as their Person of the Year for 2011 and now "occupy" has been named 2011 word of the year by the American Dialect...

The Word Of The Year Is...

Posted 12.12.2011 | Home

A panel of editors, lexicographers and others at have chosen the Word of the Year for 2011. The word is... Tergiversate Prono...

What's Your Word Of The Year For 2011?

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

I've decided that my word for 2011 is "equipoise." I have spent most of my life re-acting to circumstances, but now I am choosing to remain balanced, calm and at peace inside.