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Linguists Vote 'Truthiness' Word of 2005

Posted by ESC on January 08, 2006

Linguists Vote 'Truthiness' Word of 2005

By HEATHER CLARK, Associated Press Writer Fri Jan 6, 10:47 PM ET
ALBUQUERQUE - A panel of linguists has decided the word that best reflects 2005 is "truthiness," defined as the quality of stating concepts one wishes or believes to be true, rather than the facts.