a word or phrase, often sounding authoritative or technical, that is a vogue term in a particular profession, field of study, popular culture, etc.
Contemporary Examples

Bill Gates’ Internet Doomsday Prophesy Comes True Kyle Chayka July 16, 2014
Carter Is Worse Than Clint Gil Troy September 3, 2012
The GOP Should Let Obama Self-Destruct Christopher Buckley May 3, 2009
New York Times Editor Jill Abramson Talks Boston and Female Editors Nina Strochlic May 6, 2013
#YesAllWomen Has Jumped the Shark Emily Shire May 27, 2014

Historical Examples

The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin



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