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Buzzwords For 2010: Which Words Will Catch On Next Year?

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 03:55 PM ET

Last year, JWT trendspotter Ann Mack predicted a number of words she expected to enter the 2009 lexicon -- and some were more successful than others. Among them: Bamelot, pregnorexia, green-collar class, and outliers.

But we think her trend-forecasting acumen was most affirmed by another of her predictions from last year, recessionista, a term that's become nearly ubiquitous in advertising copy.

This year, as part of JWT's end-of-year Trend Report, Mack's delivered a new list of buzzwords to look for in 2010.

Which terms will make their way into wider use? Check out the list and vote for your favorite -- or suggest your own buzzwords by clicking Participate below:


 
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After a bumpy year for 401(k) portfolios that saw many lose large chunks of their retirement savings, some are dryly calling the pension accounts "201(k)" plans. But a report last month offered surprisingly upbeat news: on average, 401(k) account balances actually increased by 13% in 2009.



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