One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A television advert of a few seconds' duration.
- ‘And now I'd like your comment on the revolutionary form of advertising called… blipverts.’
- ‘I saw something like blipverts in the late 80s, TV commercials that flashed a series of images by so quickly that your mind wasn't given time to recognize the image, and accept or reject it.’
- ‘Hi to you if you have come here via my new blipverts.’
- ‘In 1997, the producers commissioned six artists to make forty-five second blipverts for the cinema which were seen by nearly 750,000 people during 1997/8.’
- ‘The network dominates the airwaves through its use of blipverts, which compress thirty seconds of commercial information into three seconds.’
- ‘I remember blipverts were commercials that made your head explode.’
- ‘As he got closer to the nasty little secret, the inventor of the blipverts decided that he must be eliminated.’
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