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The English word of the year in German – nominations open

by Jeanette Sakel

In line with other posts here on the blog recently: my contribution about the word of the year – but this time in German, and, more specifically, a word ‘borrowed’ from English.

The anglicism of the year nominations are now open, and have received a range of entries (see the preliminary list here):

http://www.anglizismusdesjahres.de/nominierungen-2013/

Last time, the word shitstorm made anglicism of the year – used by politician and serious journalists alike…. Let’s see what makes the final round this year!

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