Wednesday, December 12, 2007

w00t!

Merriam-Webster's word of the year is "w00t!" Further proof that gaming is ubiquitous and invading pop culture. Full article at:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071211/ap_on_re_us/word_of_the_year

3 comments:

Purple Haze said...

Rofl!
That is good right there...i think that is some funny stuff that they put w00t into the dictionary!
This is a Dictionary for you folks out there wanting to know more about L33T L13R4R1!(Leet Library)

(l33t Speak Library!)
1 = L or I
2 = (Nothing...)
3 = E Or B (Mostly E)
4 = A
5 = S
6 = G (sometimes)
7 = T
8 = (ALSO...Nothing =D)
9 = P (like 9WNED!)
0 = O (hehe OBVIOUS!)

Beth Gallaway said...

The Wikipedia article on leet is extremely helpul, with a table showing all the transliterations. As you can see, there are many variations for substituting - and 2 & 8 do get used! :)

Beth Gallaway said...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leet