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SPECIAL REPORT
2005: Year in Review

2005 in a word

We asked readers to sum up 2005 in a single word. Here are some of their responses.

By Times Staff Writer
Published December 25, 2005


  2005: Year in Review
Special Report

Hope

- Janet R. Burnett, St. Petersburg

Apathy

- M.W. Fogarty, Largo, Fla.

Agogged

- Ed Padron, Spring Hill, Fla.

Darkness

- Velva Waldman, Hudson, Fla.

LOL

(text message shorthand for Laugh Out Loud)

- Tony Scalzi, Atlanta

Alienated

- Brian Moore, St. Petersburg

Shame

- J. McIlvane, Tampa

Dismal

- Matthew Walter Tulberg, Richland, Wash.

Deceit

- GSM, St. Petersburg

Disastrous

- Sonny Haskins, Clearwater

Catastrophic

- Andrew Traver, New Orleans

Awesome

- Diana Gleaton, La Place, La.

Felos

(George Felos, the attorney for Michael Schiavo)

- Caroline Morris, Surfside Beach, S.C.

Heartbreaking

- Linda, New Port Richey, Fla.

Courageous

- Gail Higgins, Pinellas Park, Fla.

Supercatastragicexploitatidoesceous

- Deborah Holland, Ed Proefke, Clearwater

Catastromical

- B. Barnhart, Spring Hill, Fla.

Sorrowful

- George Baschuk, Tierra Verde, Fla.

Sobering

- Laurie Dennis, Clearwater

- Andrea Ayers Layman, Clearwater

Changes

- Tracy, Largo, Fla.

Disgraceful

- Connie, Ocala, Fla.

Chaotic

- Liam Wright, St. Petersburg

- Donald F. Kelly, St. Petersburg

Sudoku

- Pat Dentale, Clearwater

Corruption

- A. Waugh, Tarpon Springs, Fla.

Stagnate

- Omar Diaz, St. Petersburg

Brutal

- Diana Fernandes, Pinellas Park, Fla.

Horrifying

- Jackie, St. Petersburg

Quietus

- Mark Bratanov, St. Petersburg

Armageddon

- H.J. Lark, Pickens, S.C.

Awakening

- Kim Henson, St. Petersburg

Bushwhacked

- Mike Schmidt, Houston

- Timothy Carr, St. Petersburg

Unsettling

- Jeff Davis, St. Petersburg

Arduous

- Traci Hanlon, Tampa

Humbling

- Sharlee Workman, Seminole

Katrina

- Chris, Tarpon Springs, Fla.

Upheaval

- K.C. Jones, Largo, Fla.

Disillusion

- Kristen Callihan, Tallahassee

Humanity

- Sara Mootz, Clearwater

Encumbered

- Sterling Mace, St. Pete Beach

Unprecedented

- Janet, Columbia, Mo.

Shocking

- Michele Accola, St. Petersburg

Love

Elrogir, St. Petersburg, Russia

Educational

- Sierra Daniel, Crystal River

Horrible

- Kathleen Dudley, Largo, Fla.

Angst

- Hal Bronfin, Largo, Fla.

Charity

- Anne M. Fagan, St. Pete Beach

Death

- Wendy, St. Petersburg

Surreal

- Susan Aschom, Seminole, Fla.

Bush-bashing

- David W., Palm Harbor, Fla.

Disastrophe

- Randy Porter, Sarasota

Chaos

- Joe Humphrey, Wesley Chapel, Fla.

Politicane

- Catherine Hamel, St. Petersburg

Life-changing

- Mike Ryan, Lafayette, In.

Unbelievable

- Debbie Tilley, Riverview, Fla.

Bushed

- Warren F. Todd, Hudson, Fla.

Embarrassing

- Robert B. Tegarden, Trinity, Fla.

Everlasting

- Dan McGuinness, Clearwater

Turbulent

- Mary Ann Carroll, Dunedin

[Last modified December 25, 2005, 08:38:53]


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