The year 2011 brought many words and phrases to prominence.

Occupy captured a lot of attention, but there are so many more.

UWA linguist Daniel Midgley brings the words that captured the essence of our year on this episode of Talk the Talk.

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Show notes

The American Dialect Society has spoken!

Global Language Monitor’s list, if you can be bothered.

Although ‘grief bacon’ was kind of interesting.

The “job creators” meme seems to date from about June 2011.