Archive for January, 2014
The word “forum” means “place outdoors” in Latin, and forums were public squares in Rome reserved primarily for the vending of goods. However, forums were also used as a setting for rational discourse of thought, and today, forums are used as a sort of discussion board or open panel for people to share thoughts, comments, concerns, ideas, stories, and any other form of communication with one another.
Many cities actually have online forums designed to facilitate communication between citizens. For example, Rochester forums are designed so citizens of Rochester can talk with one another about a bevy of different things. For instance, Continue Reading No Comments
Over the last five years of so, the portmanteau “groupon” has gradually slithered its way into the American vernacular. The obvious melding of the words “group” and “coupon” can be viewed as a breath of fresh air during a time when texting and social media have depersonalized one-on-one communication.
The idea behind Rochester groupons dates back to 2008 when the first groupon offered a half-price pizza deal in Chicago. Since that time groupons have gone international and involve promotions across all consumer industries. From “deal of the day groupons” to vacation deals, it is easy to go online to find a variety of groupons offering discounts on all kinds of merchandise and services.