This could be seen as another post giving you amunition for why you need an iPod for Christmas, or it could be an illustration of just how important social software has become.
The New Oxford American Dictionary has declared ‘podcast’ as word of the year, and will add it to it’s online version in it’s next update early next year.
“Podcast was considered for inclusion last year, but we found that not enough people were using it, or were even familiar with the concept,” said Erin McKean, editor-in-chief of the New Oxford American Dictionary.
“This year it’s a completely different story. The word has finally caught up with the rest of the iPod phenomenon.”