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“Twitter” Declared Most Popular English Word of 2009


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The Global Language Monitor released its yearly list of the most popular words and phrases and and declared Twitter, the 140 character wonder, the most popular English word for the year 2009.

Twitter beat the words Obama (#2), H1N1 (#3), Stimulus (#4), and Vampire (#5). Last year’s word was Change, President Obama’s campaign mantra.

Obama still reigns supreme as the top name for 2009 with Michael Jackson following in second place. The “King of Pop” got the top phrase award.

Twitter joins the ranks of Unfriend which was declared Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year.

source: Huffington Post

image: Fair Use/Youtube/Screengrab: TWITTER

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