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Hashtags helped cement ‘occupy’ and ‘winning’ as memorable words of 2011

NPR Linguist Ben Zimmer tells NPR’s Renee Montagne that Twitter has helped elevate some of the contenders for word of the year, such as “winning” and “occupy,” which is likely to be the choice of the American Dialect… Read more
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