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`Truthiness' Is Named Word Of The Year

I give you the genius behind the Colbert Report: After 12 months of naked partisanship on Capitol Hill, on cable TV and in the blogosphere, the word

I give you the genius behind the Colbert Report:

After 12 months of naked partisanship on Capitol Hill, on cable TV and in the blogosphere, the word of the year for 2006 is ... "truthiness." The word - if one can call it that - best summed up 2006, according to an online survey by dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster.

"Truthiness" was credited to Comedy Central satirist Stephen Colbert, who defined it as "truth that comes from the gut, not books."


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