(1) It is really quite wonderful, and I truly hope it is the beginning of a trend, not a short-lived fad .(2) I tend to sit in my own corner and do what I enjoy doing without too much concern with the latest fad , style or trend.(3) And what happened to the fashion fad for biodegradable packaging?(4) Following on from the recent blog fad , I will share with you the last 10 songs I played on my i-Pod.(5) Other big sellers included micro scooters, the fad which swept through the country in 2000 and a favourite with young and old alike.(6) prairie restoration is the latest gardening fad in the Midwest(7) This is the latest diet fad to play on many people's insecurity about their bodies.(8) To me, fashion is what looks good, not the latest craze or fad .(9) some regard green politics as no more than the latest fad(10) A fad is a short lived mania, of no apparent rationale that in retrospect looks pretty silly.(11) What started off as a fad among stamp enthusiasts has now grown into a veritable cult.(12) Suw equates the faddishness of social network offerings with the Rubik's Cube, which came and went once people got bored with twisting the object without getting anywhere.(13) She liked butter and said that faddists who wanted to cut it completely out of people's diets were ├ö├ç├┐stupid.├ö├ç├û(14) Unlike more transitory fads and fashions, however, financial manias and panics have real and lasting economic consequences.(15) This rather faddish enthusiasm for Monet during the 1970s matured into the deep-rooted and near-universal approval that greets any mention of Monet's name today.(16) But by definition, all fads fade, and even Calvin acknowledges that scooter mania has probably already peaked.