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You couldn't have failed to have noticed that the term Gorilla has been wrestled away from us by the financial press and investors so that it now means "the biggest company in an industry". It's not completely their fault. The "winner takes all" way the hi-tech industry works needed a term they just chose ours.

Moore hasn't helped by introducing the term Godzilla. Used in the Internet to mean that , I believe, a company that has won the network effect ( most eyes go to it ). The trouble is Godzilla is undefeatable. If you've seen our latex buddy in action you know Godzilla beats everyone. Godzilla tougher than our Silver back. Whats going on Moore?

So we need a renaming.
We either have to find things which are even harder than Gorilla's. Which run's the chance of hearing it being abused on NBC the next week.


Go the other way. Choose terms that away from all the macho bulls and bears. Instead of Gorilla how about Barbie?

Now hear me out.

Wall Street ain't going to start using dolls names in a hurry.

Instead of saying a stock is in the Tornado we can say "QCOM is at the tea-party."

Instead of Tornado watch we can say "waiting for an invite."

It's all internally consistent and free of pretentions.

And what is more main stream than Barbie?

Only serious replies please :)

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