banalysis


banalysis
Banal, facile or trite analysis that provides no insight

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  • banalysis — Combinaton of the words banal and analysis. Banalysis is explanation of the obvious, ususally in a manner of presumed importance. For example, if someone tells you stocks are rising because investors are buying, that s banalysis. Cory s going to… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • banalysis — Combinaton of the words banal and analysis. Banalysis is explanation of the obvious, ususally in a manner of presumed importance. For example, if someone tells you stocks are rising because investors are buying, that s banalysis. Cory s going to… …   Dictionary of american slang

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  • punditeer — (pun.duh.TEER) n. A young and inexperienced critic or commentator. Example Citation: Washingtonians still cling to their notions of power, even as the city s importance is draining away. Instead of great cold war statesmen, we have Clinton,… …   New words