[Ads-l] requel and glamping

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 21 13:08:34 EST 2022


Wordspy has an entry for requel with a 1986 citation.
https://wordspy.com/index.php?word=requel

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requel
n. A movie with the same subject matter as an earlier film, but is not
a remake of that film, nor does it continue the plot line of that
film.
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1986 (earliest)
“Care Bears Movie II” (a distinct improvement over its 1985
predecessor in storytelling value) … is what the industry calls a
“requel,” tracing the origin of the Care Bear family and relatives of
other species.
—Michael H. Price, “‘Care Bears,’ ‘Gobots,’ no ‘Beauty’ but likable,”
Chicago Tribune, April 4, 1986
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Garson

On Fri, Jan 21, 2022 at 12:36 PM Tom Zurinskas <truespel at hotmail.com> wrote:
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> We've heard of sequel and prequel.  Now "requel" which is a better redo of a movie.  Also new for me is "glamping", a glamorous camping site.
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