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#38330 - 08/11/01 02:43 PM New words -- for real! Joined: Nov 2000
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Perusing the August "Smithsonian" magazine article on Comdex -- the huge annual computer gathering in Las Vegas --
came across quote from Ralph Lauren's son, David, talking about a feature on their website which offers help to the fashion-challenged ... David is quoted thus "...With our 'Ask Ralph' feature we've gone way beyond way beyond the flat screen to create what I call 'merchantainment' ... "
In the next graph the writer refers to the folks who are at the convention as "the [b/]digerati.
Merchantainment I do not think will catch on outside of corporate memos ...
But "The Digerati" ... now there's a word for a new millenium!
P.S. AEnigma wants the "las' in Las Vegas to be lascivious . Eschewing comment, she withdrew
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