Words of 2022

Inspired by this twitter thread from Matt Webb, I have been collecting words and phrases that are interesting to me since March of 2021.

Here’s my collection from 2022:

  • prefigurative intervention
  • cozy futurism
  • Corsi-Rosenthal Box
  • cringe
  • softbois
  • The klept
  • rest and digest
  • Substack
  • Discord
  • chocolate-covered broccoli
  • missing stair
  • 5S
  • whisper network
  • goblincore
  • origin story
  • role incredulity
  • sus
  • ACAB
  • chaordic systems
  • vagus nerve hacks
  • The Yellow Belt
  • wordcels
  • shape rotators
  • Truck Nuts
  • sociocracy
  • Freedom Convoy
  • RamRanchResistance
  • kayfabe
  • vibe shift
  • PASC (post-acute sequelae SARS-CoV-2)
  • data voids
  • Bongo Flava
  • SWANA (South West Asian/ North African)
  • SLOAP (Space Left Over After Planning)
  • Jevons’s Paradox
  • McNamara fallacy
  • buttering the cat
  • forking a project
  • the thalweg doctrine
  • cancel culture
  • time poverty
  • OODA loop
  • alpha-gal
  • horseshoe theory
  • trauma dumping
  • geocoin
  • original antigenic sin
  • unalive
  • algospeak
  • adversarial makeup
  • Kaya Identity
  • triadic closure
  • DYOR (Do Your Own Research)
  • From Pet to Threat
  • strategic discrimination
  • elite overproduction
  • The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet
  • min maxing
  • The Waffle House Index
  • mole hunt
  • competitive mooting
  • book dummies
  • shadow library
  • brand safety
  • enthusiastic consent
  • behavioral contagion
  • Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP)
  • bike-shedding
  • fugue state
  • almond mom
  • The Crisis Crisis
  • liminal week
  • revenge travel
  • fuckboy
  • Pomodoro Technique
  • rewilding
  • glass cliff
  • reply guys
  • clout chasers
  • cosmic latte
  • clickwrap
  • longtermism
  • effective altruism
  • quiet quitting

You can find My Words of 2021 on Tumblr.