© 2017 Mikael Carlson

TERMINOLOGY IN AMERICA INCORPORATED

AMERICA, INC.

CORPORATE PROPAGANDA OFFICIAL TEASER

America, Inc  -  Corporate Propaganda Book Teaser

STIFF-NECK: SLANG FOR CORPORATE HACKS THAT WORK FOR AND SUPPORT AMERICA, INC. AND THE OTHER WORLD CORPORATIONS. THE TERM IS TYPICALLY USED BY THE QUILIS.

 

QULI: UNSKILLED LABORERS FOR THE LOWEST RUNG OF CORPORATIONS (USUALLY CUSTODIAL, MAINTENANCE, ETC) AND BELONG TO THE UNIONS THAT FALL OUTSIDE THE PURVIEW OF CORPORATIONS BUT ARE STILL BEHOLDEN TO THE PARENT COMPANY.

 

URCH: SHORT FOR URCHIN, SLANG FOR THOSE NOT AFFILIATED WITH ANY CORPORATION WHO LIVE ON THE STREETS. PUNISHMENT FOR MOST URCHS WHO GET CAUGHT IS MENIAL LABOR IN A CAMP AT BEST, DEATH AT WORST.

 

URCH RAVE: URCHIN PARTY; KNOWN TO BE THE  WILD AND DEBAUCHEROUS WITH LOUD MUSIC, ALCOHOL, AND PROSTITUTION.

 

IVIES: CORPORATE EXECUTIVES IN TRAINING. ALL SENIOR CORPORATE EXECUTIVES DESTINED TO WORK FOR THE PARENT CORPORATION GO TO THE FORMER IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS FOR THE EDUCATION. NOBODY GETS PROMOTED TO THAT LEVEL WITHOUT THE DEGREE.

 

MITTY: THE SLANG PRONUNCIATION OF MID-T, SHORT FOR MIDDLE-TIER. IT IS A DEROGATORY WORD FOR THE EXECUTIVES WHO RUN THE SMALL AND MID-SIZED SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS FOR AMERICA, INC. THESE EXECUTIVES ARE EDUCATED IN BIG, NON-IVY LEAGUE UNIVERSITIES.

 

BIOJACK: SLANG TERM FOR THE BIOMETRIC FINANCIAL PAYMENT AND LOCATION MONITORING CHIP IMPLANTED IN EACH PERSON’S HAND. MOST CORPORATIONS USE THE TECHNOLOGY FOR THEIR EMPLOYEES. IN AMERICA, INC, REMOVING THE BIOJACK CARRIES A PENALTY OF DEATH.

 

FREEJACK: SLANG TAKEN FROM A 1990'S CYBERPUNK MOVIE AND DENOTES SOMEONE WHO CUT OPEN THEIR HAND AND PULLED  THEIR BIOJACK CHIP OUT.

 

PATRICIANS: FORMAL NAME OF THE MEMBERS OF THE 3% OF THE GLOBAL SOCIETY (THE FINANCIAL ELITE) THAT ARE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE INTERCORPEX EXCHANGE. PATRICIANS ARE NOT BOUND TO OBEY ANY CORPORATE EDICTS, BUT ARE ACCOUNTABLE TO THE ZURCH CANON.

 

GENTEZ MAJOR(EZ): MAJOR FAMILIES OF THE 3%. AMONG THE RICHEST IN ALL THE WORLD. TYPICALLY THEY ENGAGE IN HYPER TRADING ACTIVITIES AND ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY TRADE IN STOCKS ON THE IGI.

 

GENTEZ MINOR(EZ): LESS IMPORTANT PLAYERS AMONG THE 3%. DUE TO FINANCIAL CONSTRAINTS, THEY USE THE ITQS TO TRADE IN GCSI SECURITIES.

 

 

JARGON USED IN THE BLACK SWAN SAGA