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Linguistics And The 2014 Word Of The Year: #blacklivesmatter

Monday, January 12, 2015

What are your contenders for Word Of The Year? Is it Bae, Normcore, Manspreading or Vortex? Stephen speaks with American Dialect Society Member and University of Michigan Professor of English Anne Curzan about the best and worst in language last year, and the actual winner of the 2014 Word Of The Year: #blacklivesmatter.