by Barbara McNichol
I find “top 10” lists fascinating (I have a list of my own–Top 10 Techniques for Improving Your Writing–downloadable at www.BarbaraMcNichol.com) and I especially love them at year end. What better way to summarize “the year that was.”
Time Magazine has outdone itself this year. Its entertaining list of “top 10” buzzwords for 2011 give a tongue-in-cheek snapshot of current events, with Occupy at the top.
Why pay attention to them? So you can selectively use them in your writing–or avoid them if the meaning gets distorted in context and goes against your purposes.
Curious to know all 10? Click on the link below and list your favorites in the comment box. What buzzwords would you add? What ones do you want to create buzz around for yourself in 2012?