January 10th, 2008
Australia’s McQuarie dictionary has published its annual Word of The Year nominations, with five neologisms in each category, my personal favourites being :
plural noun Colloquial a tattoo just above the buttocks, having a central section and curving extensions on each side.
noun a form of speed dating in which the participants display a list of their favourite books underneath their name tag in order to facilitate the identification of a common interest.
Voting closes 31 January.