Satanic net neologisms - nominations invited
What's the most hideous bastard spawn of cyberspace?
So popular has our "top net neologism" poll proved that we're now bowing to reader pressure and inviting submissions for the "most repulsive bastard spawn of cyberspace" - words so hideous in their aspect that they cause lovers of the English language to vent steam through both ears while firing up the Twat-O-Tron.
Regulars know the drill: Fire your nominations to me here, or post 'em as a comment to this story. We'll subject the top 20 or so to a public vote in a couple of weeks.
To get you started, try this: Webinar. Now, if you'll excuse me I'm just off to slap the fucktard who invented that gem. Back later. ®
A more assine attempt to avoid saying "testing" doesn't exist.
"Architected" - stupid alternative to designed
Just found another one
This one's even old -- but somehow still being used occasionally, and long overdue to die most horribly:
Low hanging fruit is the new quick win
I can't believe no-one's yet mentioned "low hanging fruit", meaning easy stuff. I was compelled to write it down when I first heard it (many, many times) in a presentation from some marketing tart.
My latest verbal irritant is the politicians' current favourite (or "mot de jour", if you will): "in the round".
Paris because she's an easy bit of stuff.