Tuesday, August 27, 2013

14 new words to help you be more like Anthony Weiner

See numbers 10, 11, 12 (photo from the Telegraph).

1. Anxiet - Stress-related weight loss.

2. Cheaple - Thrifty human beings.

3. Fatio - A paved, outdoor eating area.

4. Hacktics - Actions or strategies designed to cause chaos.

5. Hughway - The acting technique in which actors work out and grow sideburns.

6. Lakred - A large volume of holy water.

7. Lambinal - A mild person with a bad temper.

8. Massagony - The organized hatred of massage therapists.

9. Mentorly Ill - Getting a headache from having too many mentors.

10. Perpetweeter - A person who regularly commits wrongdoing on Twitter - like, oh, the guy pictured at the top of this post.

11. Perversevere - Continuing to behave in an objectionable way with no indication of success - like, oh, the guy pictured at the top of this post.

12. Selfishies - People who only share photographs of themselves online. Like, oh, aww, forget it.

13. Unitasker - A person who can only listen to music, talk on the phone, drive a car, OR do his or her homework.

14. Zooters - Generic name for any restaurant serving chicken wings within an establishment that also houses animals.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Everybody's talking about communications jobs, week of Aug. 18, 2013

1. Copy Editor (term), Winnipeg Free Press

2. Reporter, Mix 103.7, Fort McMurray - recently vacated by CreComm grad. Job isn't posted yet, but you can send a resume/demo to Wallis Snowdon (wsnowdon@mix1037fm.com)

3. Account Coordinator, Direct Focus

4. Production Manager, MTYP

5. Marketing Coordinator (part-time), Traffilog

6. Communications Manager, ACI

7. Project Manager, Interactive Digital Media, Province of Manitoba

8. Web and Social Media Marketing Coordinator, Pinnacle

9. Multimedia Journalists, Winnipeg Sun

10. Events and Fundraising Coordinator, ALS Society

11. Communications Officer, RCMP (Civilian Staff)

12. Graphic Designer and Copywriter (two positions), McKim Cringan George