Friday, February 22, 2008

The Encyclopedia Baracktannica

Compliments of, I give you the Encyclopedia Baracktannica, a look at some of the words Barack Obama's name has spawned throughout the presidential primary season.

As Slate's Chris Wilson points out, "It's hard to imagine that Barack Obama would be as big of a phenomenon if his name were, say, Tom Smith. As numerous fans, detractors, reporters, and bloggers have demonstrated, it's a name that lends itself to neologisms -- everything from Barackstar to Obamania to Omentum."

Take a minute and check it out. Click on the "more" button to browse the entries.

I guarantee you a laugh or two!