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Geoff Nunberg Nominates 2008's Word of The Year

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Geoff Nunberg Nominates 2008's Word of The Year

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Geoff Nunberg Nominates 2008's Word of The Year

Geoff Nunberg Nominates 2008's Word of The Year

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Early in January, the American Dialect Society will meet in San Francisco to vote for 2008's Word of the Year.

Several dictionaries have already made their own selections. And after looking over the field, Fresh Air's resident linguist has a candidate, too.