From The Washington Post:
Trends like baby names ebb and flow, seemingly without any rhyme or reason. … “Things take over very quickly, and they also sometimes have a short half-life,” said philosopher Brian Skyrms of the University of California, Irvine … “Think about teenage slang: How do you say something is good? Is 'awesome' in now? It changes, and if you use the wrong term, then you're out of it.”

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