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Top Words of 2009 Top Word of 2009: Twitter Followed by Obama, H1N1, Stimulus, and Vampire “King of Pop” is Top Phrase; “Obama” is top name Austin, TX November 29, 2009 – The Global Language Monitor has announced that Twitter is the Top Word of 2009 in its annual global survey of the English language. …

Misc. V

Politics 2016: Fighting the Last War, Again It used to be said, that old soldiers are always fighting the last war. That they are trained in the techniques and strategies that were acquired on battlefields past, and the old lessons don’t always apply to the current fields of battle. In 2016, this lesson does not …

Top Words

Top Words of the Decade (2000-2009) Global Warming, 9/11, and Obama outdistance Bailout, Evacuee, and Derivative; Google, Surge, Chinglish, and Tsunami follow “Climate Change” is top phrase; “Heroes” is top name Austin, TX November 19, 2009 – The Global Language Monitor has announced the Top Words of the Decade, as part of its annual global …