Friday, January 09, 2009

Word of the Year 2008: Webster's New World Dictionary

While I'm waiting for the Pony Express to deliver word of the American Dialect Society's 2008 Word of the Year from California, here's a video about overshare, the 2008 Word of the Year according to Webster's New World Dictionary. Question of the day: Does editor Mike Agnes pronounce minutiae correctly?

Source (4:18)


Ian said...

What was the WOTY in your eyes?

David Marc Fischer said...

In my (rank amateur) eyes, the word of the year was Barack Hussein Obama. I'm not sure "overshare" is that identifiable with 2008, to say the least (which might be an example of "undershare").