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Word of the Year 2012

'Marriage Equality' Narrowly Loses American Dialect Society's Vote On 2012's Word Of The Year

Holly R. Cashman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Holly R. Cashman

"Marriage equality" did win the "Most Likely to Succeed" category in a landslide vote. It trounced the competition, which included "fiscal cliff," "superstorm," "MOOC" (for "massive open online course") and "big data," with a total of 156 votes.

EXCLUSIVE: Dictionary.com's Word Of The Year Is...

Posted 11.19.2012 | Books

The word of the year, according to Dictionary.com, is 'Bluster', we can exclusively reveal. Dictionary.com defines the word thusly: 1. to roar an...