Truthiness. Noun. Word of the Year 2006 according to Merriam-Webster. Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report defines truthiness as the “truth that comes from the gut, not books.”

The other top ten words of 2006 reference the failed war in Iraq and include Decider at number three, as when President Bush said ‘I’m the decider.’ War and Terrorism come in at number four and six respectively. While Sectarian and Quagmire come in at eight and nine.

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