Royal Wedding was the most used 'word' (or phrase) on television this year, according to The Global Language Monitor, a company that tracks trends in language usage worldwide. I've just checked and I have used it in five posts in three years; mind you, three of those were on the Royal Wedding day itself. Commentators have noted that there are more news-related words on the list than usual this year, such as Arab Spring, 9/11 and Fukashima. However, X-Factor and Oprah are there, too. Obama-vision was at number 8; this same word was at number 1 in 2009.
The full Top Ten of telewords is:
1. Royal Wedding
2. Winner (Charlie Sheen)
3. Arab Spring
9. Chicago-style politics
For more from the Global Language Monitor see here.