podcast #35: a loaded word, an overused word and the words that defined 2008

The word denier usually follows the word Holocaust. Can we re-invent it  and speak of global warming deniers? Or will it always be associated with the Nazi genocide? Then there’s the term 9-11. After the Mumbai attacks, is it useful or crass to speak of India’s 9-11, or Spain’s, or Britain’s? Finally, the top words of 2008, according to the Global Language Monitor. Listen in iTunes or here.


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