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  • The 2012 Word of the Year is #hashtag

    #hashtag is the 2012 Web of Language Word of the Year. That’s #hashtag, complete with the #, or ‘hash,’ also called the ‘number sign’ or ‘pound sign’—used in computerese to signal a comment, instruction, or bit of metadata, but made popular on Twitter to identify keywords or concepts.