English in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, US regional dialects, linguistics, teaching linguistics, language variation and change, identity, and language ideologies.
19 January 2013
Word of the Year Update
While yolo wasn't voted as the Word of the Year, it was voted as Most Useful. The Word of the Year for 2012 is #hashtag. For all of the nominations and category winners, visit the American Dialect Society's announcement of WOTY 2012.