Writing Topics: neologisms

PIIGS might not fly, but BRICs can


If you’ve been anywhere near a paper or television at any time in the last eight or nine months, you will have heard something about problems in the Eurozone. While the last major financial crisis left us with a lot of complicated jargon to digest (can anyone remember the difference between a CDS and a […]

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Ridiculous neologism of the month No. 1


I’m an open-minded kind of guy, I accept that language changes, that people coin neologisms (new words) all the time. I even accept that some of them aren’t the worst words I’ve ever heard. When I saw “organogram”, however, I nearly fell out of my chair. I first came across it a few weeks ago […]

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