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  • At the top of the show—because WOTY, as insiders refer to it, is, indeed, a slick, well-produced show—Elizabeth Moss Peggy on "Mad Men" unleashed a laundry list of adjectives to describe the women she likes best.

    Clamoring for Glamour

  • Alice Waters: Women of the Year 2007: WOTY: glamour.com

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Ms. Connelly will be honored at the HBA's 21st annual "Woman of the Year" (WOTY) Luncheon on Thursday, May 6, at the Hilton New York.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • While the HBA annually receives many compelling nominations for the WOTY award, the 2010

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • "It's exciting to have the ability to look through all of the textual output that young people are creating, to get a better handle on things," said WOTY nominator Ben Zimmer, author of the online Visual Thesaurus and the On Language column for the New York Times Magazine.

    Phillies Zone

  • The WOTY selection is open not just to ADS and LSA members but to anyone from the public, so the conference room was jam-packed with language lovers by the time the voting started on Friday evening.

    Visual Thesaurus : Online Edition

  • Hooray, Mark! preview of the WOTY voting last Thursday, I had promised to make a push for shovel-ready in the "most likely to succeed" category.

    Visual Thesaurus : Online Edition

  • So even if a word existed at some time in the past, it could still be a WOTY if there was an interesting new coinage.

    chicagotribune.com -

  • I'm going to get ahead of the crowds and submit my WOTY ( "word of the year") nomination early: meep.

    Language Log

  • (Can you remember a time when the expression "to Google something" - the WOTY in 1998 - wasn't around?)

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  • spotted as Women Of The Year - Nov 13, 2017

    November 14, 2017

  • Word of the year.   From the examples - it is more commonly used for Woman Of The Year.




    March 13, 2014