American Dialect Society

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 01, 2008

The American Dialect Society is now accepting nominations for the word of the year of 2008.

The best “word of the year” candidates will be:

-new or newly popular in 2008
-widely or prominently used in 2008
-indicative or reflective of the national discourse

Multi-word compounds or phrases that act as single lexical items are welcomed, as well.

Hit up their email address with your nomination.