Word of the Day – Boscafication

John Ansell coined a term. It lacked a definition though.

bos·ca·fi cation

tr.v. bos·ca·fi cat·edbos·ca.fi·cat·ingbos·ca·fi·s·cates

1. A competent person thinking their competence includes political campaigning, when they are clearly not good at campaigning and should leave it to the professionals.: “A great effort was made through boscafication of the ACT party’s campaign.”
2. To render a campaign indistinct or dim; darken: The fog of boscafication rendered the message incomprehensible.

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

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