1 FISCAL CLIFF

Lake Superior State University 2013 List of Banished Words

1 FISCAL CLIFF
2 KICK THE CAN DOWN THE ROAD
3 DOUBLE DOWN
4 JOB CREATORS/CREATION
5 PASSION/PASSIONATE
6 YOLO -“Stands for ‘You Only Live Once’ and used by wannabe Twitter philosophers who think they’ve uncovered a deep secret of life.
7 SPOILER ALERT
8 BUCKET LIST
9 TRENDING
10 SUPERFOOD
11 BONELESS WINGS
12 GURU
13 Not on the list but, since they only had 12 words listed I thought I’d pull something else off of their site- Unicorn Hunter’s License

Comments

  1. says

    Love the Unicorn Hunting Licence. I don’t think any of these words/phrases irritates me as much as “at the end of the day,” vastly overused by politicians and pundits.