Words of the Year, In and Out

A word-of-the-year bracket created by Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl. The poll’s original 64 words were chosen by Fogarty’s Mastodon followers and posted on LinkedIn and Mastodon; the eventual winner was “inflation.”

hat was the word of the year for 2022? It depends on whom you ask and how you frame the question. Maybe your personal word of the year, after two years of pandemic restrictions, was vacation. Maybe you feel strongly about the US Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization; your word is abortion.

Your personal words of the year will probably remain private, but other words of the…

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Writer, name developer, brand consultant, idea-ist. Find me on Twitter, Mastodon, and Instagram (@fritinancy) and in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Nancy Friedman

Writer, name developer, brand consultant, idea-ist. Find me on Twitter, Mastodon, and Instagram (@fritinancy) and in the San Francisco Bay Area.