is most influential Hollywood word of 2009
The term "Pandora" from James Cameron's
Avatar tops a list of Hollywood phrases that most influenced the English language in 2009, according to a March 12 announcement by the Global Language Monitor.
Other top "Hollywords," which were determined pandora charm bracelet cost based on scans of billions of blogs, social media sites, and other web pages, include phrases from
Crazy Heart, andThe Global Language Monitor announces its Top Hollywords each year in conjunction with the Oscar Award ceremony, held this year on March 7. Previous "winners" have included "Jai Ho!" (2008, from
Slumdog Millionnaire), "Call it, friendo" (2007,
No Country for Old Men), and "pinot" (2004,7. Vichy (
Inglourious Basterds) Shosanna pandora charm offers Dreyfus's suggestion to Fredrick on where to find girlfriends invokes the seamy side of WWII's Free France narrative.
8. Her (
Star Trek) Several hundred years from now, although "no man" is replaced by "no one" in the starship Enterprise's pandora bracelet online store mission statement, starships maintain their female gender status, "her": "These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Her ongoing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life forms and new civilizations; to boldly go where no one has gone before."
9. Theirs but to do or die (
The Blind Side) a line from Alfred, Lord Tennyson's
Charge of the Light Brigade, which football player Michael Oher writes about for an English class essay.
10. Prawns (
District 9) the politically incorrect name pandora charms countries for space aliens, coined for their resemblance to crustaceans.
The GLM analyzes trends in word choice and their impact on culture using a proprietary algorithm, the Predictive Quantities Indicator (PQI), which tracks the frequency of words and phrases in global print and electronic media, throughout the blogosphere, on social media sites, and in proprietary databases, factoring in long term trends, short term changes, momentum, and velocity.
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