Monday, November 21, 2016
I don’t want to buy a doorbuster on Black Friday or any other day
Once again the Christmas shopping season has begun with ads for big sales on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Yesterday USA Today had an article titled 4 things to know before shopping for Black Friday doorbuster deals. Doorbuster is tired marketing jargon for a deal so great that customers will lay siege to your store, and then break the door down to get in.
Business jargon keeps on growing. The front page to the Small Business section of today’s Wall Street Journal has an article by Chana R. Schoenberger titled Can you speak startup? with a multiple-choice quiz that asks you to pick definitions for the following twenty jargon words or phrases:
I knew Prezi was presentation software, but missed most of the rest.
The image of a doorbuster was adapted from a battering ram found at Wikimedia Commons.