A buzzword is a word or phrase used to impress, or one that is fashionable. Buzzwords often originate in jargon or are neologisms.The term was first used in 1946 as student slang.
Posts about Buzzwords
  • 10 Bad Writing Habits Everyone’s Guilty Of (Especially Us)

    … For more than two years, I read every single article on The Content Strategist. This loyalty was not borne out of rampant TCS fandom, though I did and still do love the publication, but out of a sense of duty. A self-proclaimed grammar nerd, I was Contently’s copy editor, a defender of proper grammar and style, and a bulwark against bad jargon…

    Kieran Dahl/ The Content Strategist- 21 readers -
  • Why We Stopped Using the Word ‘Authentic’

    … terms, like “Super Bowl,” due to copyright concerns. Others may not want to include names of competitors or competitors’ products. You’d be surprised how two or three of these blacklisted words can sour an otherwise good draft in the eyes of some editors. Now writers can check the list before they start a draft to proactively avoid compliance…

    Jordan Teicher/ The Content Strategist- 47 readers -
  • Decoding Digital Marketing Jargon

    …, the jargon is rampant in digital marketing, and they come with a lot of false promises and misconceptions. Omni-channel is one of the biggest buzzwords that really just refers to a strategy that uses a multichannel approach to deliver a seamless customer experience. And while omni-channel strategies have been around for a long time…

    AllTwitter- 21 readers -