Posts Tagged ‘word of the year

12 Dec, 2008

Watch and wait: reboot alert

Posted by: Marian Salzman In: globalization| the economy| thought leadership

“Bailout” (defined as “a rescue from financial distress”) has been named 2008 Word of the Year by Merriam-Webster, beating out “maverick,” “bipartisan” and “turmoil.” According to Webster, bailout had the highest intensity of lookups over the shortest period of time this year, earning it the title. We predict “reboot” will join that esteemed list come [...]