Buzzwords of the Age

Ron Rosenbaum's "The Catchphrase of the Decade" discusses a host of clichés. Some of them still feel pretty good, but others have definitely seen happier days. My faves:

Roll the dice, string a few together, and you've got the punch line of a presentation, e.g., "At the end of the day, our market research indicates that the game-changer for this product's ecosystem is an outside-the-box work-around." Sorry about that ...

(cf. AllYourBaseAreBelongToUs (2002-08-28), ...) - ^z - 2010-02-13