Tag Archives: woty

2015’s Linguistic Deep Dive from #MacqWOTY @MacqDictionary

My personal favorite Word of the Year competition? Easily the one with online voting: Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year wisely waits until the start of the following year to assess what gained traction in the previous 12 months. What’s found on the … Continue reading

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Plutopalooza

Today we celebrate Pluto with a hearty Plutopalooza

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Vote Now! Macquarie Dictionary Hosts Word of the Year Competition #MacqWOTY @MacqDictionary

WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. My favorite? Easily the one with online voting through Friday (Australia time). Word lovers, delight! What’s found on the deep dive are … Continue reading

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2014 Buzzwords

What were your favorite new words in 2014? Buzzword Bingo 2014 from ron mader Keen on learning new lingo? Web: Barn Raising, Emoji, Endorsement, Flipboard, Hack, Influence, Kickstand, Mute, Net Neutrality, Second Screen, Show Notes, Slideshare, Uber, Unselfie, Upvote, Virtual … Continue reading

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Props to Macquarie’s Word of the Year @MacqDictionary

Australia’s annual Macquarie Word of the Year competition has arrived to brighten our January with oodles of new lingo. Since its debut in 2006-2007, I’ve been a big fan of the Macquarie Dictionary as it mixes whimsy with innovation. As … Continue reading

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Macquarie WOTY

The annual Macquarie Word of the Year 2010 competition has arrived so it’s time to get voting for the words you like best: fire sculpture, cargo bike, low hanging fruit, email fatigue, black swan event, screwage, vuvuzela, acoustic ecology, freemium … Continue reading

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