"ObamaSpeak" -- encompassed by words such as "obamamentum," "obamabot," "obamacize," "obamarama" and "obamanation" -- has been the second-most-used catchphrase on U.S. television this past year, topped only by No. 1 word "Beijing" referencing the recent Olympics, according to a study from the Global Language Monitor released on Tuesday.
The Beijing Olympics in August also ushered in Phelpsian -- the No. 5 "teleword" -- coined to describe American swimmer Michael Phelps' feat of winning eight gold medals in a single Olympics, the Global Language Monitor said. Read full article >>
You can view the complete Top Ten on the Global Language Monitor site.