Interesting Word - App

The American Dialect Society’s 'Word of the Year 2010' is - drumroll – 'app'.

(App is abbreviated tech slang for a computer or smart phone application.

The runner up was ‘nom’ - a chat, tweet, and text-friendly syllable that stands for ‘yummy food’. It comes from the sound that Sesame Street character Cookie Monster makes as he devours his favourite food. I'm eating a bit of chocolate with my coffee - nom nom.)