So apparently I jumped the gun complaining about the lack of “best of” lists from the Noughties. Now the lists are coming out fast and furious – both of the decade-ending and the traditional year-in-review types.
Here is one I stumbled across at Time.com titled “Top 10 Buzzwords” for 2009:
4. Wise Latina
5. Death Panel
9. Beer Summit
10. Green Shoots
Although familiar with most (I stress the word most only because I was not aware that President Obama had been accused of being a birther – and yes, I can almost write that with a straight face…almost) of the news stories associated with these words, I didn’t realise that they had been turned into “buzzwords”. For those of you equally uninformed, I’ve linked to the meaning of each as defined/explained by Time.
And no, I don’t know why I am so fascinated with “best of” lists…I just am.