“bling” Becomes Marketing Verbiage

I noted earlier this year that "Bling" had jumped the Shark.

So it really shouldn’t have been any big surprise while picking up holiday presents and stuff in Target that I came across THIS sign:


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Now that "Bling" the word has become a marketing phrase for chain discounters like Target, can we please now finally retire it? 

Thank you

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  1. Scott commented on Dec 19

    The sooner the better. A better description “Tacky, over the top Jewelry”.

  2. MAH commented on Dec 19

    I seem to remember MTV doing just that a few years ago.. There was a commercial with an old lady refering to her ‘bling’ and then they listed a born and deceased date for the term… not sure about the specifics, but I recall something along those lines

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