The new semantics of collapse

Bruce Sterling posts a great list of new words being used to describe the current economic and social crisis.  From Beyond the Beyond:

The list, gathered mostly off Twitter, includes:

  • Meltdown
  • Credit Crunch
  • Great Recession
  • Econolypse
  • Depression II
  • D2
  • Compression
  • Subprimicide
  • Economic Debacle
  • Great Restructuring
  • The Bailout
  • TEOTWAWKI “The End of the World As We Know It,” 
  • The Long Emergency
  • The New Dark Ages
  • The New Austerity
  • the Inflection
  • The Great Disruption
  • Housing Crisis
  • Market FAIL
  • The Great Re-Skilling
  • Global Economic Restructuring
  • Tsunami
  • the Enronicom
  • The Great Ponzi
  • the Great Fake
  • Bush’s Legacy
  • Great Reset
  • Global Reboot
  • Unreal Estate
  • Wall Street Blues
  • Uncapitalism
  • Capitalism Eats Itself,
  • the Deep Economic Wrinkle
  • Collapsonomics
  • Econocataclysm
  • Uneconomy
  • The Opportunity
  • Economy 3.0
  • The Crisis
  • The Credit-Shrink
  • the Lost Decade
  • the Economic Slump
  • the Black Swan
  • The Great Mistake
  • Communism 2.0
  • Moneyquake
  • Yuppie Famine
  • vapor margin-call
  • Ponziconomy
  • dinosaur culling
  • Crashmob
  • World Wide WTF
  • Revaluation
  • Reevaluation
  • Runoffonomy
  • Crisisonomy
  • Sythonomy
  • Econopocalypse
  • Force Restart
  • the Crater
  • Unconomy
  • Reconomy
  • Decredit
  • Crudit
  • Crunkit
  • Devaluation
  • De-globalization
  • the Asset Bubble
  • the Long Doom…
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