Date: Mon, 22 May 1995 15:48:13 -0400 From: "Christopher R. Coolidge" Subject: Re: 1995 Candidates "Word of the Year" Speaking for myself, I use it because I heard it used around the office. It may not be in the dictionary, but it seems those around me use it because they feel it's a word that should exist. When enough people agree that a word exists by using it, it exists; first within a certain subculture, then it filters out to the mainstream at some point. Your guess is as good as mine whether "integritous" qualifies as a "real" word yet.