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W00t's All the Commotion

By Margaret Lyons in Miscellaneous on Dec 12, 2007 6:08PM

The end of the year is rapidly approaching, which means it's time for Merriam-Webster to light the world on fire with their pick for 2007 Word Of The Year. This year's winner is...drumroll please.....


W00t? We would have picked l33t talk years and years ago maybe, but this year? If we were going to pick something "techy," it probably would have been LOLCat or cheezburger. And Chicago word of the year would have to be "doomsday."

More on the origins of "w00t."