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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Peter Sokolowski
Da "Yoopers" up dere in da U.P., Michigan's Upper Peninsula, have hit it big with inclusion of their nickname in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and the company's free online database.
Thanks to the election, socialism and capitalism are forever wed as Merriam-Webster's most looked-up words of 2012.
Austerity, the 14th century noun defined as "the quality or state of being austere" and "enforced or extreme economy," set off enough searches that Merriam-Webster named it as its Word of the Year for 2010, the dictionary's editors announced Monday.
"Plus, it's just a really colorful word," he said.