morphology: Originating from Australian south-east, the Word 'Beren' is shortening of the lexical item
'Berenism', a medium-small organisation which has been self-defined
as a student
fraternity operating out of Melbourne, but has been labeled as being run more like a cult. The exact happenings of Berenism remain
unclear, however there was some
publicity in january of 2008
following the attempt to recruit large numbers of kids from lower
year levels (years 7-8) accross the monash district. Over 300 kids from the lower
year levels joined
after people who refused to join were subjected to a stream of abuse and neglect from the older members
(and eventually their younger
While the exact purpose of the group is unknown, and there is some speculation that
they are engaged in illegal activities, it is clear that
the group does
kind of external revenue generating
stream as they are frequently able
to finance events.
There is also rumour that
the entire group was created an managed by a person who was actually called 'Beren', however this is also just speculation
as no singular person by this name
is known to exist within the group.
The word 'beren' has also been turned into both noun and adjective:
A) Creative yet irresponsible, risky
and leading to an undesirable consequence
N) One of the older members
of the berenism group, the younger members
are known as 'future Berens'
'i saw some
Berenism recruiters trying
to get people to join today'
'haha joey changed the school flag to his net sig, thats so beren'
'i saw some
older kids trying
to Beren this year 7 today...'