Sunday, January 31, 2016

N is for Neologism



neologism

noun  ne·ol·o·gism   \nē-ˈä-lə-ˌji-zəm\

Definition:
a new word, usage, or expression

Greek neo = "new" + logos = "word"

A word developed recently, during a specific time period,
and is now accepted into mainstream society.





Social Media & Technology Examples

 Google
Spam
Trolling
App
Tweeting
Skype
Digital Amnesia 


Pop Culture Examples


Muffin Top
Junk in the Trunk
Staycation
Twerking
Dude Food
Butt Dial
Flash Mob

Neologism's Defined:
















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3 comments:

  1. Never had heard of that word, thanks for introducing me to it :-)

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  2. I had never heard of that word! I suppose muggle would fit in there, too!

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  3. Indoorsman! That's great. As is textrovert.

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