[Ads-l] Word: Greitgue

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 28 22:45:56 UTC 2015


Grexit, Grexident, and now Greitgue.

Website: Business Insider
Article: Wall Street traders are so tired of the Greece news they made
up a new word to complain about it
Author: Myles Udland
Timestamp: Jun. 26, 2015, 1:33 PM

http://www.businessinsider.com/wall-street-greece-word-gretigue-2015-6

[Begin excerpt]
And now, traders have come up with a new word to describe just how
laboring following all of the "will they, won't they" headlines really
is: Gretigue.

In an afternoon email on Friday, Rich Barry at the NYSE wrote that
Greitgue is simply defined as "Fatigue of all things Greek."
[End excerpt]

Perhaps this term will shift to apply to the fatigued people within
Greece instead of traders.

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