Saturday, December 26, 2009

A proprietary eponym

JDate, due to the limited scope of its users, will never acquire the market dominance necessary to put it at the legal risk of becoming a genericized trademark. But it is worth noting that it can be a verb and two kinds of nouns.

Examples of Usage:
I was cool and detached about this whole JDating thing.
So I surprised myself when I experienced sudden nervousness in the final seconds that preceded JDate 1 this afternoon.
But I had nothing to worry about. My JDate was a nice kid.

Please: xerox this blog post. Please don't: use the printout as kleenex.

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