Hawaii Mug Shots - 2013
2012 introduced some new words into the public lexicon and also saw a few new meanings for some old favorites. Here are some picks by the American Dialect Society. They are broken down by category.
Many Oahu bus riders had to tack on a few more minutes of wait time at bus stops this year, but some of the old schedules and routes are back on line.
A Turkish-Armenian blogger vowed to appeal a day after an Istanbul court sentenced him to more than a year in prison for blasphemy.