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Monday, January 2, 2006

  Monday Morning Mirth  

Top Ten Words for 2005

10. Inept

9. Levee

8. Conclave

7. Pandemic

6. Tsunami

5. Insipid

4. Filibuster

3. Contempt

2. Refugee

1. Integrity

…as reported by the Miriam-Webster Dictionary

First of all, I’d like to register my extreme astonishment that the word FIERCE didn’t make the cut… Tyra must be pitching a high maintenance fit somewhere this very minute! But Oh, Goody! Why just the other day I overheard someone say, “Hmmm, you know, pandemic Uggs with an iPod chaser seem to be the order of the day on the #66…”

What was your Regional Most Used phrase or word in 2005?

banished words list via Betsy

For Marg – from the Calgary Herald – “So out, they’re in: We look at 10 trends you probably thought were over, but are back in style again.”

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