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Bad news for Republicans: The 2013 Word of the Year is “science”
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Dec. 4, 2013 6:10 p.m.



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The Tea Party movement’s surge of influence in the Republican Party in recent years has given rise to all sorts of anti-science rhetoric among GOPers in the form of creationism, global-warming denialism and other nonsense.

This benighted trend, I suspect, has been a factor in THIS SITUATION:

Sorry, folks. Merriam-Webster’s word of the year is not “selfie.” And twerk is nowhere on the list, either.

Unlike the lads and ladies over at Oxford, Merriam-Webster has declared “science” its 2013 word of the year..

Its number 2 word is cognitive.

Oxford’s buzzworthy choice of “selfie” las month was a result ...

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