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'Squeezed middle' is word of the year

The Oxford English Dictionary team, in both the US and UK, have named the word of the year as "squeezed middle", saying it now has substantial resonance.

Suzie Dent, spokesperson for Oxford Dictionaries and Oliver Kamm, who writes the Pedant column at the Times discuss if this phrase is a worthy winner.

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