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Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Vocabulary Update

The editors of the New Oxford American Dictionary have announced their Word of the Year for 2005.

And the word is...Podcast. No surprises there.

Runners-up for the 2005 US Word of the Year include: bird flu,IED, lifehack, persistent vegetative state ( technically a phrase), sudoku, trans fat and squick - which apparently means to cause immediate and thorough revulsion, eg. "was anyone else squicked by that suit's arse-licking?"


Anonymous Anonymous said...

What about 'Wellington Client'.

The definition of that is a client who is usually a lesbian, has short black spiked hair, a hillbilly moustache, fat, wears over-sized clothes to hide the cottage cheese thighs, hates people from Auckland - even chicks, that's because they dress too feminine, and has two children and lives in a scam marriage. But they love Biggsy because he is soooo creative and is a mate of Helen's.

2:58 PM NZDT

Anonymous black turtleneck said...

That sort of talk makes me cum in my Calvins

3:45 PM NZDT

Anonymous Andrew Tinning said...

All this talk makes me wants to come back from Perth. I'm so horny right now.

12:08 AM NZDT

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Andy, please come back.

Can you bring your P.A. as well?

9:00 AM NZDT

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think the OAD forgot firefightermoustachepoostainjizmatasticbeeradclichehydrantlesionofhomoeroticmenhotasianburningsensationinmyass.

Any others?

11:02 PM NZDT


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