|This just in: Dwayne Wade rocks pink pants|
That versatile word is, of course, "rocks". Joining other annoying words and phrases of the past and present such as awesome, cool, kewl, like, you know, so, regardless, and stuff like that is the jack of all occasions, master or none : "rocks".
Typing in rocks in the Google search bar and selecting news comes up with the following ridiculous headlines and quotes.
Tenacious D rocks the Fox in Oakland
Dwayne Wade rocks some hot pink pants
Rhianna rocks a new look
Yoga rocks the park.....again
Pitbull rocks the Today Show Summer concert series
Nicole Kidman rocks backless goddess gown at Cannes
Kylie Minogue rocks the Hot pants
and of course,
Kristen Stewart rocks side boob at Cosmopolis Premiere
Forget the revolution of the information age. I think it's pretty safe to say that we are now well in the "too much information" age.
What's next? Will the old standard LMT start to resort to similar headlines? If so, we might soon be opening up our papers (or e-edition) to :
Mayor rocks DC junket
City rocks budget shortfall
Webb officials re-rock scandal
Dogs and cats rock new $700,000 shelter
Fans rock Lemurs (actually correct use)
TAMIU planetarium rocks Rockzilla
Rockem' Sockem' Robots rock toy memories
LaredoTejas over-rocks point