|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org Forums Q&A about words Is there a word for advertisement via vandalism? Register Forums Calendar Active Threads Search Forum Help
#224073 - 04/13/16 05:55 PM Is there a word for advertisement via vandalism? Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 1 peter_in_boston
Joined: Apr 2016
Hi I'm wondering if there is a word for this: An advertisement sticker for a legitimate product or service is placed without permission on conspicuous property (e.g. often on public traffic signage, or a curbside box where newspapers are sold or distributed) in order to promote that product or service. Calling the sticker 'an advertisement' seems inadequate because the advertisement occupies the same space as graffiti, 'tagging', or other vandalism. I don't know of a word for this form of advertisement. Lacking one I created the neologism 'vandaltisement'. Better ideas/suggestions for other words are welcome.
Note that I'm talking about an advertisement for a legitimate product or service, not about an advertisement for an event, such as a flyer promoting a one-time event or concert, posted in a conspicuous place without permission, although this type of advertisement maybe related.
Moderated by Jackie
Forum Statistics Forums16Topics13,880Posts224,384Members9,036 Most Online3,341
Dec 9th, 2011
Newest Members 42n81, Hammertime, BL42, Joyous, Amylzirklern
9036 Registered Users
Who's Online Now 1 registered members (wofahulicodoc), 33 guests, and 3 spiders. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters(30 Days) may2point0 29A C Bowden 28LukeJavan8 15BL42 1
Top Posters(All Time) wwh 13,858Faldage 13,803Jackie 11,613tsuwm 10,538LukeJavan8 9,080wofahulicodoc 7,724Buffalo Shrdlu 7,210AnnaStrophic 6,511Wordwind 6,296of troy 5,400
Forum Rules · Mark All Read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top