Here is a list of words so tricky that NYT.com readers can’t nod their heads vaguely and pretend to know what in fuck is being said. I’m surprised shibboleth is in the Top Ten; I thought Aaron Sorkin had schooled us pretty thoroughly on that one.
Broken hearted? Maybe you’ll like something over here instead?
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Most Looked-Up NYT Words
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“Solipsistic” got robbed! It’s at #2 at the same time “solipsism” is at #18! How do you not combine those? 6134 + 2496 = 8630. That puts it almost a thousand lookups in the lead. Suck on it, “sui generis”!