Nominations for 2015 Word of the Year posted

Nominations for the 2015 word of the year have been posted. The final vote will be held at 5:30 p.m. EST, Friday, January 8th, at the Marriott Marquis, Washington D.C., Shaw Room.

You can still make nominations in person when the final vote will be taken. Nominations should be some or all of the following: widely used, new or newly popular, significant to the happenings of 2015, indicative of public discourse and national preoccupations in 2015. Single words, phrases, compounds, catch phrases, hashtags, emoji, and other types of brief written or spoken communication are accepted as nominations.