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What makes a word buzz?

You hear all kinds of new words being thrown around these days, but where do they come from and why are people using buzzwords?  

1. Relevancy – Most buzzwords become hip for the simple reason that they are relevant to the times.  Remember Y2K?  Throw a buzzword into ANY or EVERY conversation you have and nobody will argue it.  People will remember it and use it themselves.

2. Contagiousness – Buzzwords are fun to use, they’re easy to say, and often spread like wildfire.  Buzzwords can be heard everywhere these days- in the news, on TV, on the internet, and more recently from Advertisements.  Politicians drop buzzwords on the public too; in 2008 we heard about to avoid pork-barrel spending, or earmarks.

3. Meaning – New words give new thought, which is the whole idea behind using them.  In 2008 it was all about going “green“, and how we can reduce our carbon-footprint, and become more eco-friendly.  The words are out there for anyone to use; they help corral thought and give direction.  

Thought-provoking buzzwords can come from just about anywhere these days.  Companies like Budweiser that invest heavily in market research can afford to make up words.  Just look at the new drinkabilty ads for Bud Light.

Now, what are your favorite buzzwords?

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a pink floyd kind of night

Y’know what? I’ll tell ya what.. I enjoy a good movie. and I’ve been wanting to watch see Pink Floyd’s “the wall” pretty much my whole life but friends and others always told me its disturbing and just not good.  Well tonight I am happy to say I can scratch yet another classic off my list..

Sure the wall is boring at times, but its scored beautifully and this type of film direction is totally my style.  Its creepy and nearly everything is meant to mean something yet at the same time mean something else, not to mention it makes you feel like your on drugs.  I would not reccomend watching this movie on drugs, I would also not reccommend this movie to small children.  with that said I loved it! 

so In an attempt to catch up on all the great movies behold the new netflix account!
add me as a friend! ..wait netflix is actually ridding the site of all its member profiles (who needs em anyway right)
 
why was netflix even trying to be social? isn’t that what social network apps are for? get with it!

anyways im looking for reccomendations now, I’m into horror flicks and comedies.  I love watching documentaries and a handful of dramas.  love the indie wes anderson style and epic speildbergs, hate movies with unececcary cameos, unconvincing premises and bad story telling.  most new studio pictures suck!  any suggestions?

favorite movie of all time is full metal jacket