The race for the 2015 Word of the Year

The race for the 2015 Word of the Year
The race for the 2015 Word of the Year

The race for the 2015 Word of the Year

It's the time of year when we're bombarded with end-of-year lists purporting to rank the best albums, the best books and so on. It's also the time for the unofficial race to crown the 2015 "word of the year." Word guru Ben Zimmer, executive editor of vocabulary.com and the language columnist for the Wall Street Journal, updates us on the race.