Talk:greenchip

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greenchip[edit]

Logical but taking a quick look at google books, news and scholar I did not find this usage. Kappa 00:50, 25 October 2007 (UTC)

Hi. The term greenchip is being used by a journalist for The Australian see: http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,22623891-23850,00.html
You mean it's the name of that column? I'm not sure that would count towards meeting the criteria for inclusion. Kappa 01:10, 25 October 2007 (UTC)

There are other examples of the use of the term on the Web including:

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_19980920/ai_n14174133
http://www.corporateknights.ca/downloads/sri_2003.pdf
http://greenlagirl.com/2006/03/10/bite-me-not/
http://www.desert-rock-blog.com/blog/index.xml

http://www.aussiestockforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1783
http://www.cambrianhouse.com/idea/idea-promoter/ideas-id/Ty16vHz/
http://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=66711

—This unsigned comment was added by Peyts (talkcontribs) at 01:54, 25 October 2007 (UTC).

O.K., but here at Wiktionary, unless a word is in clearly widespread use (which this is not), we need durably archived quotations — books, print newspapers, journal articles, etc. —RuakhTALK 02:05, 25 October 2007 (UTC)

The term has recently been added to the Macquarie Dictionary in Australia and reads as follows: greenchip, adjective of or relating to companies, investments, etc., which are environmentally sound as well as financially solid. [green def. 5 + blue chip] The Dictionary is a subscriber only service and can be accessed at: www.macquariedictionary.com.au

Great name for the newsletter, but not yet in widespread use nor cited in durable media. Other neo-logism senses seem to have more currency. It may eventually become widespread through the blogosphere, but not yet. (BTW, I tried "green chip" as well as "greenchip". DCDuring 23:26, 12 November 2007 (UTC)