Annie Barrett
February 26, 2010 AT 12:00 PM EST

With two days left in the 2010 Vancouver Games, I’m getting prematurely nostalgic for some of their random, “only in the Olympics” quirks. My favorite Olympicism lately has been the NBC commentators’ constant use of the term “most decorated” to describe athletes — like U.S. speed skater Apolo Ohno, the Most Decorated Olympian of All Time — who have won a bunch of medals. I enjoy picturing these people as Christmas trees or spacious sunlit lofts, finally adorned to their fullest potential.

Other Olympicisms I’ll miss:

Which Olympicisms have you loved, PopSasquatchers?

Annie on Twitter: @EWAnnieBarrett

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Olympic Songs of the Day: The music that motivates Team USA

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