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Neologia: Buzzwords for this year

The New York Times Week in Review rolls out a list of buzzwords for 2007, including:

*earmarxist: “A member of Congress who adds earmarks — money designated for pet projects — to legislation.”

*FTW: “For the win,” a term that will be well-known to avid net surfers, since it was tired before it was even introduced.

A few of this year’s goodies from the listenerd archive:

*shitfacedbooking: Facebooking while drunk.

*butterfaith: A woman who is hot, but for her religiosity.

*go ham on ’em: To bring the mayhem.

*BONUS – On Douchebags: The Deets brings the Delta Bravo.

Links for 12.23.07: Dylan went electric, Segway soc net, BMG MP3s…

*Sony BMG is ready to jump into MP3s with artist-specific digital download album cards. Weird way to do it.

*Is the Virgin Megastore so done with Union Square? [brooklyn vegan]

*Readable: an essay on Bob Dylan and electricity. [murketing]

*It exists: a social network for Segway enthusiasts. [mashable]

*Hardware maker Neuros has introduced an “unlocked” logo to indicate that products and files bearing it are DRM-free.

Video: YouTubers rap in support of Mike Gravel


Stone thrown into water still tops my list of campaign virals.