Top Ten Top Ten Lists of 2005
The Top 10 Top Ten List which highlights the best Top Ten lists of 2005,
Top 10 lists are a staple of a culture obsessed with ranking things,
yet in recent years the ubiquitous best-movie, -book and -music lists
have become so baffling it seems as though their only goal is to
eclipse the Top 10 lists of other critics. Still, lists can tell us
much about ourselves -- our obsessions, anxieties and passions. Our Top
10 List of Lists hopes to capture the essence of 2005 by compiling the
year's most superlative, truly notable, absolutely blue-ribbon cultural
My personal favorite list,
In the U.K., the shortened form of "brilliant!"
In India, Hindi for "cool."
In Australia, an intensive, as in "fully sick."
"business" Snoop Dogg/Sean John, as in "None of your bizznizzle!"
Cheers, as in "He gets mad props!"
A lot, as in "She has mad money."
All right, as in "That girl is nice, she's a'ight."
Variation of "man," as in "S'up, mang?"
A Southern variation of hip hop music; also meaning "fun" or "amped."
Happy New Year!