Wednesday, November 26, 2008

2008 Word of the Year: Bailout

by Bill McBride on 11/26/2008 08:58:00 AM

From Boston Herald: In sign of times, ‘bailout’ is ‘word of year’ (hat tip Spatch)

The word “bailout,” which shot to prominence amid the financial meltdown, was looked up so often at Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary that the publisher says it was an easy choice for its 2008 Word of the Year.