As in, “I need to unfriend my ex-boyfriend from Facebook, so I don’t have to look at photos of his new girlfriend.”
There is no medal for this honor, no cash prize, no trip to Oslo, no awkward rationalization. But there is glory. Boy, is there glory.
Other tech finalists included hashtag, sexting and intexticated.
MyRaganites chimed in with their choices for word of the year. Some referenced pop culture and politics; others suggested Twitter-related words. Then there were the obscure, made-up, or simply irritating words. Please add yours to the list: