Lake Superior State University’s Banished Words for 2011

Saw this in the Calgary Herald and it was too good not to blog. Here are the most overused words/phrases of 2010, hereby banished from 2011:

    Viral
    Epic
    Fail
    Wow-factor
    A-ha moment
    Backstory
    BFF (best friends forever)
    Man-up
    Refudiate
    Mama Grizzlies
    The American People
    I’m just sayin’ (thank god!)
    Facebook/Google as a verb (makes the trademark lawyers happy…
    Live life to the fullest

More on why here: Lake Superior State University list of banished words

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