The Global Language Monitor, which tracks word trends around the world, has pulled together a list of the Top Words Of The Decade, popularized between the years 2000 and 2009.
Taking the No. 1 spot is Global Warming, which has been widely used since the beginning of the decade.
Then theres 9/11, popularized in 2001, Obama and bailout from 2008, and evacuee/refugee, which spread quickly after the 2005 Hurricane Katrina fiasco.
Chinglish, the Chinese-English hybrid language made its debut in 2005 and H1N1 has been all the rage in 2009.
Other popular words and phrases of the past decade include...
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