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Word of the Year

Celebrating lexicographical creativity

From the February, 2014 issue

In January, U-M English prof Anne Curzan attended the annual meeting of the American Dialect Society, where the country's top linguists and graduate students present their academic papers--and vote on the Word of the Year. Curzan says the group's been "celebrating lexical creativity" since 1990--much longer than the popular Oxford Dictionaries and

 
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