of kids who happen
the same type of music as is 'in' at the moment. It is possible that
they liked these bands before many others heard of them, and will continue to like
them after the phase has passed. Ditto
clothes. They have only been labelled 'emo' since the word came into
popular culture, and is not one they would give
themselves. They do not all self- harm
(there is a difference between 'emo' and 'manic depressive') and do not all wear thick- rimmed glasses or wear all black.
Poser: What you listening
'Emo' Kid: *names band not many have heard
Two months later, the band have made it big and everyone knows them.
Poser: OMG, I love this
'Emo' Kid: You didn't know them two months ago.
The band become
'uncool' to be fans of.
Poser: You STILL listening
'Emo' Kid: Yeah. So?