Merry Mad Libs 2012

The Global Language Monitor has released its annual list of the Top Words of the year.
“’Apocalypse’ tops the list. Armageddon, and similar terms reflect a growing fascination with various ‘end-of-the-world’ scenarios,” said Paul JJ Payack, President of the Global Language Monitor. In fact the list is chock-a-block with some scary terms!

Once again, with apologies to Mad Libs , we have created a press release template where you can use some of the most interesting of the top words. Please enjoy it and feel free to adapt for any of your clients. Think of the SEO possibilities!
1. Fiscal Cliff
2. apocalypse
3. Frankenstorm
4. omnishambles
5. obesogenic
6. memes
7. phobes
8. the 47
10. adorkable

The End of the World as We NO it?
World Celebrations Mark No “(noun) Now”

Partying like it could have been its last, the world over issues a collective (noun/acronym)

December, 2012 – – Despite dire predictions, the world did not come to an end! This turn of good fortune in a year that saw too much tragedy has prompted an outpouring of positive good will and festive good times.
According to international cultural anthropologist Wanda Rallover, “It is collective human nature, even in times of despair and with an overwhelming sense of various different (plural noun) occurring all over the world, the spirit is unbroken.”
This unbroken spirit has been evidenced far and wide.
Tri-state area – Although the freakish (Proper noun) Sandy wreaked unparalleled havoc, people remain buoyed and helpful towards neighbors and perfect strangers alike, bringing holiday cheer to entire affected communities.
Silicon Valley – In the heart of technology, innovation and (adjective) self-proclaimed nerds, rational thought prevailed when the Tech Museum in the valley announced the opening of a Mayan-themed exhibit…on December 21.
New York City – Even with the mayor’s ongoing battle against sugary sodas and (adjective) fattening foods, on this New Year’s Eve, the city needs some comfort food! One hopes Mayor Mike will retain his sense of humor about it as he has done in relation to his Spanish-language skills as evidenced by the slew of popular parody (plural noun) circulating online.
Washington DC – Yes, there is financial fear and loathing that we have not solved the potentially devastating (adjective/noun.) The President is listening to (number) Mitt Romney’s ”percentage of Americans who pay no Federal taxes” and cutting his Hawaiian vacation short to come home and tackle it. The (plural noun) on the other side of this debate need to do the same!
Have you used all ten words? Have fun and let us know any of your own personal best-liked (or most disliked) words of 2012.

Merry PR Mad Libs

The Global Language Monitor has released its list of Top Words of 2011. In the spirit of the holiday season, and with apologies to Mad Libs, we have created a press release template where you can use all ten words. Please enjoy it and feel free to adapt for any of your clients. Think of the SEO possibilities!
1. Occupy
2. Deficit
3. Fracking
4. Drone
5. Non-veg
6. Kummerspeck
7. Haboob
8. 3Q
9. Trustafarians
10. (The Other) 99

New (noun) Product Has Great Appeal to (plural noun)
Avoid (Proper noun) — Emotional Eating — with Delicious Snack

December, 2011 – – Just in time for the holidays, a new inexpensive, nutritious, zero-calorie protein snack will hit store shelves nationwide. According to spokesperson W. Smith, the developer set out to create a game-changing product that would appeal to the entire economic spectrum, from those in the (adjective) movement to (plural noun).

The new product is all natural and is produced with no environmentally harmful methods, such as (gerund). It requires no refrigeration and sells for under $5.00 per product.

“We wanted to give people something they can enjoy anywhere,” continues Smith, “Whether one is operating (nouns) from an air force facility or stuck in a perilous (Proper noun) in the southwest, it can be easily prepared and enjoyed.”

Available in a number of test markets, the snack is already earning high praise and “(plural noun)” from grateful consumers. While company officials don’t claim it can solve major problems like the growing (noun) it is a small way to provide a tasty bite for the masses.

Have fun and let us know if you have used any of the Top 10 words in your work.