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Christina's LIS Rant
Sunday, January 07, 2007
  Word of the year: "Plutoed"
Via Resource Shelf
"In its 17th annual words of the year vote, the American Dialect Society voted “plutoed”
as the word of the year, in a run-off against climate canary. To pluto is to demote or devalue
someone or something, as happened to the former planet Pluto when the General Assembly of
the International Astronomical Union decided Pluto no longer met its definition of a planet."

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