I was pretty uninspired by this year’s word of the year candidates, so I’m going to be proactive about next year’s word.I have a candidate for a new word of the year, one that I made up a while ago. It will be of use for anyone in the NE US at the moment. It’s
and it refers to the cruddy bits of snow that accumulate on the mud flaps and hang down behind the tyres on cars when you drive in snow. Use it, spread it, and nominate it next year.