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  • Because, according to the American Dialect Society that picks the winning word, "[it] is now being used in new ways to introduce a noun, adjective, or other part of speech."
  • Because, according to Ben Zimmer (linguist and member of the Society), "[it] exploded with new grammatical possibilities in informal online use""
  • Because, as one person put it, 'because useful!'
Which word has the American Dialect Society picked as the 2013 Word of the Year?

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