Random Note for WOTY 2014: neknominate, -ion, -ed, -ing

Christopher Philippo toff at MAC.COM
Wed Feb 19 12:44:35 UTC 2014

On Feb 19, 2014, at 6:51 AM, David Barnhart <dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM> wrote:
> Neknominate: 'Lethal' drinking game sweeps social media

“Social networking site Facebook has said videos of people participating in the ‘Neknomination’ drinking game do not breach its rules or community standards."
McMahon, Aine. “Neknomination videos ‘do not breach’ Facebook rules; Pat Rabbitte urged social networking firm to ban pages promoting drinking game.” Irish Times. February 3, 2014. http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/neknomination-videos-do-not-breach-facebook-rules-1.1677891

Facebook’s redefined “friend,” “rules,” and “community standards” to mean just about nothing.

Chris Philippo

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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