Useless (youngwilliam) wrote,
Useless
youngwilliam

What you say?

As reported by yamiko, Merriam-Webster announced their Word of the Year.

W00t.

I'm not saying that to show elation at the word, but instead that is the word of the year...the interjection (to show excitement or emotion; They're generally set apart from a sentence by an exclamation point, or by a comma when the feeling's not as strong) "w00t". Somehow, "w00t" beat out "quixotic".

PS: Here's some keen stuff about whale songs.

PPS: Edited for accuracy (thank you, harmless_drudge!), since it's the 1337 form with a zero in place of each "o". The font that The Boston Channel used made it hard to tell "0" from "o".
Tags: etymology
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