Is being a friend trendy?....I certainly hope it is one that will stay. When times are not a easy, people tend to lean on each other more.
That is when you need your true friend most. And I don't know about the rest of the world, but our little corner has certainly seen it's challenges lately.
What does it mean? According to The "Online Entymology Dictionary"
friend (n.) O.E. freond "friend," prp. of freogan "to love, to favor," from P.Gmc. *frijojanan "to love"
Without them where would we be?
It has taken its own form in the card industry, wall quotes and more. Friendship bracelets, friendship rings, friendship shirts. So if you want to brighten someone's day. Be hip and cool and find a clever way to tell them what a great friend they are. They will light up with joy.
I know I thank the heavens for my friends every day. Without them, I wouldn't be me.