“People have taken pictures of themselves for almost as long as George Eastman’s company made film and cameras.
Politicians never fail to disappoint in providing fodder for the list.“The word suggests that we develop relationships not for the simple value of the person we call ‘friend,’ for the pleasure of being in a community of people and for the simple joys of sharing bonds of affection and common care, but that we instead develop these relationships out of some sort of expectation of a monetary reward.” – Collette Coullard, Sault Ste.
Early in 2014, Steve Kaufman of Houston, Tex., could be heard screaming, “I’ve only heard it twice and already know by the end of the year I’ll want to scream.” “Short-form for ‘crazy’ and sometimes just one ‘cra.’ I hear kids (including my 6 yr.
“I thought that perhaps you weren’t ready to deal with it.
This was seized upon during the current administration and is used as a cliché by all parties…Republicans, Democrats, Independents, Libertarians, Tories, Whigs, Socialists, Communists, Fashionistas…” Mike Cloran, Cincinnati, Ohio “I’m surprised it wasn’t on your 2012 list — were you just kicking the, um, phrase down the road to 2013?
“The newest dictionary entry should leave just as quickly.” – Bruce, Edmonton, Alb.
Now it is seeping from the Twittersphere into everyday expression.
There’s a limited supply of …ageddons and …pocalypses; I believe it’s one, each.1171, which says, “Although the ‘price point’ of effective new drugs…may initially be out of reach for many patients…” “It has no ‘point.’ It is just a ‘price.’” – Guy Michael, Cherry Hill, N.
“Usually used in a sentence explaining the ‘secret’ in excruciating public detail.
How many times do we need to hear ‘fiscal cliff,’ let alone its definition?
“Usually used in politics, this typically means that someone or some group is neglecting its responsibilities.
‘That snowstorm yesterday was ‘cra-cra.'” – Esther Proulx, Sault Ste.