Posts tagged "lexicon"

8 Words I’d Like To Ban From Life

I spend an inordinate amount of time reading and writing and thinking about words, why they’re used, how they’re used; how sentences are structured, what human motivations are behind those…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 21, 2014 - 11:00 am

Hexclamationists, Vampeers & iPadophiles: A Cyberslang Lexicon For The 21st Century

Every technological and social revolution creates new behaviors and new relationships … and the need for new terminology to describe them. The progress and innovation in our virtual world is…

Gail Eisenberg & R.D. Rosen | August 21, 2012 - 10:00 am

All The Crazy ’90s Slang Express Wants You To Know

Mall retailer Express was really cutting edge in ’90s, so much so that it created a special “slang” guide for its employees, (presumably) so they could fluently converse with any…

Julie Gerstein | June 4, 2012 - 1:20 pm