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Sure, these men were all awful and hopefully done their own soul-searching, but after going to therapy and reading up about my own hangups, I realized that I picked these types over and over again for a reason.



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Is it possible to be more than horrible?


1. verschrikkelijk
terrible, horrible, appalling, terrific, dreadful, dire
2. afschuwelijk
horrible, awful, horrid, hideous, abominable, abhorrent
3. vreselijk
terrible, horrible, dreadful, fearful, awesome, frightful
4. gruwelijk
horrible, horrific, heinous, atrocious, shocking
5. afgrijselijk
atrocious, horrible, hideous, ghastly, horrid, abominable
6. akelig
nasty, grim, horrible, dismal, dreary, gruesome
7. huiveringwekkend
eerie, horrible, eery, gruesome

There is no such thing as bad publicity

What's the meaning of the phrase 'There is no such thing as bad publicity'?
'There is no such thing as bad publicity' is the notion that all mentions in the media aid a person's cause, even if they put them in a bad light.

What's the origin of the phrase 'There is no such thing as bad publicity'?
'There's no such thing as bad publicity' is often associated with Phineas T. Barnum, the 19th century American showman and circus owner. Barnum was a self-publicist of the first order and never missed an opportunity to present his wares to the public. As with many other supposed quotations, there's no hard evidence to link the 'bad publicity' quotation to him.

The proverbial expression began to be used in the early 20th century. The earliest version that I have found in print is from the US newspaper The Atlanta Constitution, January, 1915:

All publicity is good if it is intelligent.

The thought behind the proverb had been expressed earlier by Oscar Wilde:

The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.

The idea that no publicity can do harm is clearly open to question. For someone seeking notoriety and a somewhat scandalous reputation, like Marie Lloyd and Mae West in days gone by, or Paris Hilton more recently, that may be true. The shareholders of BP and Toyota, which have both suffered falls in their market price due to worldwide publicizing of their recent difficulties, may feel differently.

There's no such thing as bad publicity probably the most celebrated adapter of the expression was another great wit from the Dublin literary scene, the Irish Republican and self-proclaimed "drinker with a writing problem", Brendan Behan. Behan's boisterous lifestyle meant that for him, more than others, there was truth in his opinion that:

There's no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary.

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Marketing to over a third of the world population.

Social Media - an additional perspective to be taken seriously

The number of social network users worldwide is expected to grow from 2.46 billion in 2017 to around 3.02 billion in 2021, reaching over a third of Earth’s entire population.

Spending time on a social network on your mobile device was hard to imagine just 10 years ago.

(Let me just remind you again that the first iPhone was released in 2009.)

10 years have passed and we have come to a point where 52% of all internet traffic is mobile.

As of January 2018, some 61% of users in North America accessed social media via a mobile device, while the global mobile social penetration rate was 34%.

There is seen a steady increase in mobile users over the past few months.

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