“If you don’t like the news, go out and make some of your own,” Scoop Nisker says. (I first heard him say that when he did news for M. Dung‘s morning show on KFOG in 1985. Great show. Sorry most of you missed it.)
The same goes for words. Today I wanted one for advertising mania, so I made one up: advertimania, which I’ll define, provisionally (though simply), as excessive enthusiasm for advertising. If it succeeds, it may one day deserve an entry here in Douglas Harper‘s brilliant Online Etymology Dictionary.
Why not advermania? Because it’s already used by many advertising sites (hyping advertising, of course), while “+advertimania” comes up with no results on Google or Bing. (The ‘+’ makes the engines cough up results only for the intended word.)
Let’s see how long it takes for either engine to index the find.
[21 minutes later…]
Then came this:
Now Bing shows nothing with the + sign in front of “advertimania”. When I take that away, it has this:
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Please stop the adverti-mania. (Infraction + Reported + A PM to Tamlin. Damn, I’m evil) @profitbysearch: I like the site, but I think the layout is a bit too busy.
Meanwhile Google has this:
Did you mean: +vertimania
Bing wins, folks. (But right now I can’t see this, because there’s some funky html I copied and can’t fix. Grr.)
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