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But I'm Gonna Miss Metrosexual...

Richmond Jake

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Dustbin bound?

The 2004 list of words and phrases that should be banned, according to Lake Superior State University:

— Metrosexual: An urban male who pays a great deal of attention to appearance.
— X: As in “X-Files,” Xtreme, Windows XP and X-Box.
— Punked: To dupe, popularized by the MTV show “Punk’d.”
— Place Stamp Here: Printed on return envelopes.
— Companion animals: Also known as pets.
— Bling or Bling-Bling: Flashy jewelry.
— LOL: E-mail speak for “laugh out loud.”
— Embedded Journalist.
— Smoking Gun.
— Shock and Awe.
— Captured Alive.
— Shots Rang Out.
— Ripped From the Headlines.
— Sweat Like a Pig: The problem is pigs don’t sweat.
— In Harm’s Way.
— Hand-Crafted Latte.
— Sanitary Landfill: Also known as a dump.

Does the Throbbing Brain need to add anything else?

ED: link to story: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3848279/
 

biscuit

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"Timeless beauty." especially when used to describe anything produced by the Franklin Mint or advertised in the Parade Magazine.


RE: this years list.
What's wrong with "Shots rang out" and "Sweat like a pig"
 

Seabishop

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I think metrosexual really does fulfill a need as a word. No other word means exactly the same thing. Playboy, pampered, glamour-boy, stylish, sissy etc. all have different connotations than metrosexual which implies a more stylish and confident androgyny.

Any metrosexuals care to chime in? We'll wait for your nails to dry.
 

GeogPlanner

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so then metrosexual is the new pretty boy or handsome man? i always preferred the handsome man monkier for describiing the new metrosexual...
 
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