Common New Words

While most new words spring from technological inventions, the ever continuing development in society calls for new words that unlike the technological terms - will soon become household words. Here are a few examples (list to be updated regularly):

  • duvet days (days of leave - literally "under cover" - chosen by the employee)
  • Balkan War Syndrome (cp. Gulf War Syndrome, Agent Orange Syndrome, etc.)
  • February 2001,
    Erik Moldrup