Post Profile

8 Top Applespeak Marketing Slogans

The consumer electronics powerhouse remains committed to portmanteaus, puns, creative miss-spellings and has a habit of using verbs as nouns.
read more


Related Posts

An Introduction to Basic Phrase Structure Trees

Academics / Linguistics : A Walk in the Words (5 years ago)

Noun Phrase A noun phrase must include a noun (determiner, adjective and prepositional phrase are optional). Alternatively, a noun phrase can be a pronoun that represents a noun. Verb Phrase A verb phrase must include a verb (auxili...

Verbing up in the trademark business

Academics / Linguistics : Language Log (6 years ago)

It's common practice in the trademark world to never, never, never use your trademarked name as a verb or a noun. If you do this, you'll be committing genericide, because your brand name will surely lose its distinctiveness and pret...

Writing For Facebook? Use Nouns and Verbs

Technology / Social Media : Dan Zarella (5 years ago)

Many decades ago William Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White told us to: Write with nouns and verbs, not with adjectives and adverbs. The adjective hasn’t been built that can pull a weak or inaccurate noun out of a tight place… it is nouns a...

Stanchart says committed to Islamic banking after head of unit exits

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (16 hours ago)

By Tom Arnold DUBAI (Reuters) - Standard Chartered remains committed to Islamic banking and expects growth in its core markets, a spokesman for the lender said on Sunday, after the head of its Islamic arm departed. Afaq Khan left St...

Test Your Creativity With This Simple Word Exercise

Business & Finance : Fast Company (last year)

When I say "banana," what's the first verb that comes to mind? New research explores creativity using a noun/verb exercise. Here's a simple, non-invasive way to test your creativity. Have a friend give you a list of 10 nouns and the...


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC