I’m going to try something bold, and see if I can post an image here…somehow, it never seems to go as smoothly as I hope it will.
W00t! (not Woot) — a word I first came across in online groups just like this one — is officially the Merriam Webster Word of the Year (WoTY) for 2007.
So, for no particular reason, I decided to plot it’s dramatic emergence…hence, my image:
W00t! I think it worked!
But…what the heck was going on in 2000!!!! Oodles of W00ts! at Millennium celebrations? W00tsclamations about Y2K?
Your speculations are actively encouraged.
Addendum: And here’s my new favorite Adsense ad: