Date: Fri, 14 Nov 1997 10:29:47 -0500 From: Evan Morris Subject: Re: Word of the year At 10:13 AM 11/14/97 -0500, Jeutonne P. Brewer wrote: >I propose the word "Ebonics" as the word of the year. It has >probably prompted more discussion about language and dialect-- >both negative and postive--than any other word. "Ebonics" was the winner in the "Most Controversial" category in 1996. I notice that "stalkerazzi" was a runner-up for "Most Outrageous" that year. Are previous years' category winners ever promoted to WOTY? -- Evan Morris words1[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]