Oxford Word of the Year 2009: Unfriend


Every year the people behind the New Oxford American Dictionary choose a word of the year.  This year’s word: unfriend, meaning “To remove someone as a ‘friend’ on a social networking site such as Facebook.”

Read about the process behind choosing the word of the year, and check out some of the other words that were in the running.  Then let us know – what do you think should be the word of the year for 2009?


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