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Most Looked-Up Words In 2012

The word meme, from the 11th edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, is shown in this photograph, in New York, today. Thanks to the election, socialism and capitalism are forever wed as Merriam-Webster's most looked-up words of 2012. Democracy, globalization, marriage, meme, malarkey and bigot also made the Top 10. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Question: What word did you last look up in the dictionary?




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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