Grant Barrett’s Annual Words Of The Year
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Aired 1/3/12 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Grant Barrett, co-host of public radio's A Way With Words, vice president, American Dialect Society.
Joanne Faryon speaks with Grant Barrett about the words of 2011.
Evening Edition airs weekdays at 5 PM and 6:30 PM on KPBS TV.
Grant Barrett's annual words of the year column in the New York Times features words and terms that floated into our consciousness in 2011. A few of the "new" words are:
We'll find out what they mean, and whether they'll last or be forgotten. And we also discuss the words that have special meaning to San Diego.
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