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Monday, January 08, 2007

This Blog Has Been Plutoing for a Long Time

Plutoed" was chosen 2006's Word of the Year by the American Dialect Society at its annual meeting Friday. To "pluto" is "to demote or devalue someone or something," much like what happened to the former planet last year when the General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union decided Pluto didn't meet its definition of a
planet.

More here.

Meanwhile a Wisconsin legislator who has been around as long as Pluto refuses to retire. His number one goal? Banning smoking in bars, of course.