NPR News: Goodbye Jobs, Hello ‘Gigs’: Nunberg’s Word Of The Year Sums Up A New Economic Reality

Goodbye Jobs, Hello ‘Gigs’: Nunberg’s Word Of The Year Sums Up A New Economic Reality
Once used by ’50s hipsters to connote a no-strings-attached job, “gig” has been co-opted by venture capitalists hyping the new economic order. Linguist Geoff Nunberg reflects on the word’s resurgence.

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NPR News: Goodbye Jobs, Hello ‘Gigs’: Nunberg’s Word Of The Year Sums Up A New Economic Reality

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