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Last updated: January 4, 2013 6:30 pm
2012 saw many new words enter the lexicon of the FT. This cloud shows some of the most used words and phrases of the past 12 months, as voted for by FT correspondents. The bigger the word, the more mentions it has had on FT.com.
And also read all the articles in our series selecting some of the top words of the year.
● Grexit: Europe’s nightmare in a neologism
● Princeling: Ascent of the ‘red-blooded’ aristocrats
● Country supper: Supper will never taste the same again
● Scandinoir: Not so much a neologism as a retronym
● Forty-seven: The data that condemned a numbers guy
● Omnishambles: The solace of satire for our troubled age
● Selective disclosure: The Facebook curse that bred distrust
● Mobot: A daft ritual that defined the Games
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