Ad Nauseomics

For those of you who just can't get your fill of badomics, The Wall Street Journal looks into the "flood of buzzwords tagged with the curiously resonant suffix 'ome.'"

Complete with an official WSJ-style hedcut of Jonathan Eisen, who deems the 'omics suffix a "language parasite," the piece runs the gamut from antiome to ome-omics and even includes a chart that outlines the growth of the suffix. Titled, of course, "Increasingomics."

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