Verboticism: Borganization

Borganization

Created by: purpleartichokes

Definition: n. A pop culture entertainment property, which has transcended itself and become a de facto religion with legions of devotees, prescribed rituals and sacred texts. v. To follow a pop culture icon with unquestioning devotion.

Pronunciation: bor-gan-iz-a-shun

Sentence: It wasn't long before the Star Trek series went from a simple buycon, content with selling action figures of Spock and Kirk, to a borganization, with a huge cult-like following of devotees.

Etymology: borg, organization

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Comments: Borganization

remistram - 2007-06-19: 09:50:00
borgiful!

bigdog - 2007-06-19: 16:08:00
I like the "bonus word" you gave us - buycon. I'm assuming that's a capitalist icon?

texmom - 2007-06-19: 17:29:00
Let's hear one for the borgs.

purpleartichokes - 2007-06-19: 18:00:00
Not sure that buycon is original, but it popped into my mind when I was thinking about all those toys I felt I had to buy for my son years ago. Yep, it's a capitalist icon.