‘Bailout’ is 2008 Word of the Year!!!

According to Merriam-Webster, the dictionary publisher, the word “bailout”, which has shot to prominence amid the ongoing financial meltdown, was looked up so often on it’s online dictionary site that it was was an easy choice for its 2008 Word of the Year. I’m sure the parents of the word are so proud.

bailout (noun)

a rescue from financial distress
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