From: John McKenzie on
Noddy wrote:
> That's the whole car marketing thing, isn't it? Tag on a wanky name to make
> something sound more important that what it really is.

George Carlin has a routine along those lines, about how we add
syllables or words to things with each incarnation, to make them sound
wankier. He uses the example of how 'shell shock' went to 'battle
fatigue' and something else then ended up being 'post traumatic stress
disorder' with successive wars

John McKenzie

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