Banned Words 2013

January 6, 2013 at 10:09 pm (Uncategorized)

The Sunday New York Times magazine pubs a “meh” list each week, but Lake Superior University in Michigan publishes an annual banned words list. This is more specific to annoying bits of language; overused, cliches or meaningless. worth a look to see whether or not you agree. The current list has comments, but here are this year’s winners.

  • fiscal cliff
  • kick the can down the road
  • double down
  • job creators/creation
  • passion/passionate
  • YOLO (You Only Live Once)
  • spoiler alert
  • bucket list
  • trending
  • superfood
  • boneless wings
  • guru

You can also view past lists.


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