It has been a Subprime year
January 5, 2008 6:47 PM Subscribe
“Subprime” voted 2007 word of the year
posted by wendell (20 comments total)
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by the American Dialect Society. Disagree? You had your chance to submit your own nominees, thanks to mo nickels on MeFi Projects
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bacn "..nearly as annoying as spam but which one has chosen to receive."
left of boom/right of boom
NINJA "No Income, No Job or Assets"
tapafication "...to serve food in many small portions."
wrap rage "...frustration of trying to open a factory-sealed purchase."
and from the Least Likely to Succeed category:
quadriboobage "...appearance of having four breasts caused by wearing a brassiere that is too small."
strand-in "...protest duplicating being stranded inside an airplane"
strike beard (Hey! I like Strike Beard! I have a Strike Beard!)