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March 03, 2008

Naming success

Naming_success You want a secret to success for your latest Web venture? I can tell you in two syllables: Trochee.

A trochee or choree, choreus, is a metrical foot used in formal poetry. It consists of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed one.

Can it be that simple? See for yourself. Find the most popular Web sites. Say their names out loud. Ponder the stress pattern -

YouTube
eBay
Reddit
SlashDot
Flickr
Google
Yahoo
MySpace
FaceBook
PayPal
Craigslist
Orkut
Wordpress
Blogspot
Netflix....

(Original insight by Mike Pope)

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lol, oddly that picture with the barrel crusher relieves stress when I watch it over and over.

Posted by: Big Money Forum at Apr 12, 2008 12:05:33 PM