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Fri Dec 03 2004

Media: BBC: Blog is Most Looked-up Word

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Message 1: BBC: Blog is Most Looked-up Word

Date: 03-Dec-2004
From: Karen Chung <karchungntu.edu.tw>
Subject: BBC: Blog is Most Looked-up Word


An article on the BBC Website, dated 1 December, 2004:
 
 'Blog' picked as word of the year
 
 The term "blog" has been chosen as the top word of 2004 by a US dictionary
 publisher.
 
 Merriam-Webster said "blog" headed the list of most looked-up terms on its
 site during the last twelve months.
 
 The article includes a list of the top ten words of 2004.
 
 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4059291.stm
 
 
 Karen Chung
 http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung/
 http://lists.topica.com/lists/phonetics/ ;
 Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
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