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Contribute to the BBC's E-cyclopedia Glossary of 2001
December 19, 2001 7:46 AM   Subscribe

Contribute to the BBC's E-cyclopedia Glossary of 2001. "Impeachment nostalgia" - phrase coined by novelist Douglas Coupland to characterise depression following 11 September and a hankering for the era in which details of stains on Gap dresses were the main obsession of media and politics.
posted by timyang (5 comments total)

 
Impeachment nostalgia : I'll bet Ann Coulter and Emmett Tyrell know this feeling.
posted by y2karl at 7:58 AM on December 19, 2001


Look like he forgot foot-and-mouth disease.
posted by daragh at 8:02 AM on December 19, 2001


"contiguous cull - the controversial policy of killing apparently healthy livestock on farms surrounding properties infected with foot and mouth."
posted by Carol Anne at 8:30 AM on December 19, 2001


re weblogs: "The majority ... are not all that interesting." love it/
posted by panopticon at 8:37 AM on December 19, 2001


Coincidentally, the American Dialect Society has just posted a few of the nominees for Word of the Year, as well. Voting will take place January 4th. (This is a self-link. I am the webmaster for the ADS and a member of the society).
posted by Mo Nickels at 10:32 AM on December 19, 2001


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