I was standing in the checkout line at the grocery store (which was especially long as it’s
Thanksgiving week and the store was packed) when my eye wandered over to the magazine rack and I caught a glimpse of Woman’s World. You know the magazine with the tabloid look (weird-coated-not-quite-newsprint feel to the paper, bright colors, and story lines about miracle ways to lose weight by defying the laws of thermodynamics, miracle ways to be happier/calmer/more satisfied, recipes, and miracle thyroid/hormone cures).
And then I thought, where have I heard that language before…
- Works like statins!
- Belly bloat!
- Reset your metabolism!
- Reverse aging!
The Oz show has all the same buzzwords as Woman’s World. In fact, I could invent a game where I read sensationalized medical phrases and challenge people to identify the source and call it Oz/Woman’s World/or both and I bet the answer…
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