Posted by Woodchuck on November 21, 2002
In Reply to: Kids not buying corporate slang posted by ESC on November 21, 2002
: Kids Not Buying Corporate Slang
: By Martha Irvine / Associated Press
: CHICAGO -- Use a little slang and you've got their attention. That seems to be the growing thought in corporate America and the media, eager to hook the younger crowd.
: Some sportscasters have started describing impressive plays as "sick." Before that, Budweiser ads helped place the greeting "Whassup" in the American lexicon.
: But those are the rare cases that don't draw groans and eye-rolling from the young crowd.
: The rest of the story: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2002/11/13/national/main529187.shtml
I'm not buying either. (I *still* can't drink SoBe!)