Friday, September 25, 2009

Top Word On Boob Tube: ‘ObamaVision’

AUSTIN, Texas (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – The top word of the 2009 TV season can be attributed to President Barack Obama.

The Global Language Monitor, which tracks trends in word usuage around the world, has released their annual analysis of the top words on TV to influence the English language and “ObamaVision” is No. 1.

It refers to the prez’s presence all over television, all the time.

Other popular boob tube words and phrases include...

  • “Financial Meltdown,” referring to all things encompassing the economic crisis, including bailouts and bonuses.

  • Michael Jackson, who had the biggest TV funeral in history this past August.

  • Susan Boyle, the frumpy-turned-famous British singing sensation.

  • “Vampires,” who’ve resurfaced all over TV thanks to Twilight.

  • Dar Dour, the Iraqui TV show that spoofs the attempt to live an ordinary life.

  • “And that’s the way it is,” the late Walter Cronkite’s signature newscast line.

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