A humorous article was contributed for today’s NYT Op-ed Section on what else?: Bubble? What Bubble? The piece made me chuckle and stirred a lot of discussion. But now Bubble-speak has really gotten out of hand.

Source: [NYT]

The usually staid and conservative [_Wall Street Journal_ used “Bubblicious” [Warning: Paid Subscription]](http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB112482310401420773,00-search.html?KEYWORDS=bubblicious&COLLECTION=wsjie/archive) in an article today.

>Economists believe that such bubblicious markets could see home prices fall.

And this quote linked to an another well-written article using the jargon [Bubble-Metrics: Economists Handicap Housing Markets [Warning: Paid Subscription]](http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB112474611480519927,00.html?mod=article-outset-box)


Bubblicious? Bubble-metrics? I think we have gone from simple concern to plain giddiness.

Here are some rational thoughts of bubbleosity:[The Bubble in Bubbles](http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2005/04/the_bubble_in_b_1.html)[Real Estate’s Wall of Worry](http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2005/08/anyone_can_spot.html>)