Wednesday, December 7, 2005

Data shows overuse of the word 'pandemic' becoming 'global pandemic'

One example:

Isn't "Global pandemic" a bit redundant? Also, is the term "pandemic" even appropriate, or the most appropriate, to describe an Internet-based malady? Pandemic implies distribution over a large geographic area.

Plenty more

And thankfully I found this article criticizing this trend: The 'Pandemic' Epidemic

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