Will Portal, of Suffolk County, N.Y., expresses his views Wednesday at the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zuccotti Park in New York. Global Language Monitor has selected "occupy" as its "top word of 2011."
Lucas Brinson, 21, from Davis, Calif, relays information to others at the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Zuccotti Park in New York. The occupants have been told by the park's owners that they can return after the park is cleaned Friday if certain rules are followed. (Associated Press)