“And that's because the word w00t — yes, it's a real word, a cooler way of saying "yay!" — was named Merriam-Webster's 2007 Word of the Year on Wednesday, complete with double zeros instead of o's.”
“EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Origins of the word w00t”
“Massachusetts-based Merriam-Webster said "w00t" -- typically spelled with two zeros -- reflects a new direction in the American language led by a generation raised on video games and cell phone text-messaging.”
“Massachusetts-based Merriam-Webster said "w00t" - typically spelled English language on Wednesday, although other linguists slammed it as nonsense and a stunt.”
“So if you vaguely remember, for example, bookmarking a guide to hacking your router, but the link has one of those annoyingly non-specific titles w00t x 25!”
“The "China Channel" is a horrid name w00t, just what every browser needs, yet another screen-real-estate-sucking toolbar”
“(Well, at first he did.) -- Webster awards 'w00t' world of the year.”
“As you mention in your post, the pick of "w00t" has started lots of great discussion about language, and that's all we could hope for.”
“A few popular entries in the open source "Open Dictionary" were also included in the list of nominees, including "w00t" and "facebook" and”
“Merriam-Webster's word of '07:' w00t '| Chron. com - Houston Chronicle: SPRINGFIELD, Mass. —”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘w00t’.
No. Just no.
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Looking for tweets for w00t.