Posted by: New Class Traitor | March 21, 2010

OUP neologism of the year: “unfriend/defriend”

See here. (As in “defriend” on FaceBook.) Several political neologisms made the shortlist, such as “birther” , “death panel”, and… “teabagger”, where the editors clearly needed to be told that this term is actually a sexual slur popularized by Tea Party opponents.

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