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Whassup, citizens! The new, overly friendly political speech. (June 3, 2012) http://b.globe.com/whassup

#languagenerdalert A new tool for self-deprecation. (Sep. 24, 2011) http://b.globe.com/hashtagbz

Twenty-what? Two thousand who? Saying the new year out loud. (Jan. 1, 2012) http://b.globe.com/twentywhat

Is this the last print dictionary? An American Heritage for the digital age. (Nov. 6, 2011) http://b.globe.com/amerher

A golden age of proverbs. The modern era offers its own wise catchphrases. (May 20, 2012) http://b.globe.com/dictmodprov

How Sam, Mike, and Will became football positions. The logic of the game’s strange new nicknames. (Sep. 9, 2012) http://b.globe.com/nflbz

Providence’s $5 Million Plan to Shrink the “Word Gap.” Can a city boost achievement by recording, and changing, how parents talk to kids? (Mar. 24, 2013) http://b.globe.com/wordgapbz

Now, speaking for Romney (or Obama). What’s behind the rise of the "surrogate." (Oct. 21, 2012) http://b.globe.com/surrogatebz

All the president’s words. Whatever happened to our neologizers-in-chief? (Jan. 20, 2013) http://b.globe.com/preswords

Dear Apple: stop the funnification! Advertisers love coining words nearly as much as critics love skewering them. (Sep. 23, 2012) http://b.globe.com/funnify

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