I noted earlier this year that "Bling" had jumped the Shark.

So it really shouldn’t have been any big surprise while picking up holiday presents and stuff in Target that I came across THIS sign:

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Bling

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Now that "Bling" the word has become a marketing phrase for chain discounters like Target, can we please now finally retire it? 

Thank you

Category: Retail

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3 Responses to ““bling” Becomes Marketing Verbiage”

  1. Scott says:

    The sooner the better. A better description “Tacky, over the top Jewelry”.

  2. MAH says:

    I seem to remember MTV doing just that a few years ago.. There was a commercial with an old lady refering to her ‘bling’ and then they listed a born and deceased date for the term… not sure about the specifics, but I recall something along those lines