11 Buzzwords Of 2017 — Also, I’m Sorry For Saying The Term “Buzzwords”

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Ratioed, podfasters, nameflamers, and soy boys.

Broem

Broem

Ever notice on LinkedIn these nuggets of business wisdom told in a poem format? It’s the hot trend on LinkedIn (lol) and we’re calling them “broems.”

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Complicit

When Gayle King asked Ivanka Trump back in April how she would respond to people who said she’s complicit in her father’s policies, her unsatisfying answer became a meme on the left. It spread to describe those who had turned a blind eye to sexual harassment. Dictionary.com named it its “word of the year,” which itself is part of a trend of online dictionaries stunting to be timely and woke online.

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Nameflame

Nameflame

A nameflame, a term coined by BuzzFeed News, is when someone quote-tweets you, and then you change your display name in a way that insults them. Twitter may have changed its rules partially to stop this practice.

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Podfasters

Podfasters

People who listen to podcasts at alarmingly fast speeds, also as coined by BuzzFeed News.

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RompHim

RompHim

A romper, but for him. A bad idea. (A wonderful idea.)

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