03 January 2012

2012 List of Banished Words

Bottle Tree, Folly Beach, S.C.

Beautiful blue bottle tree on Folly Beach unrelated to entry. 

Lake Superior State University 2012 List of Banished Words



  • AMAZING

  • BABY BUMP

  • SHARED SACRIFICE

  • OCCUPY

  • BLOWBACK

  • MAN CAVE

  • THE NEW NORMAL

  • PET PARENT

  • WIN THE FUTURE

  • TRICKERATION

  • GINORMOUS

  • THANK YOU IN ADVANCE

I sit in management meeting so I could come up with a lot more, but I would like to immediately offer up these words for banishment consideration:

 Clearly I've been reading too many blogs written by young women who squee, swoon over and are often smitten by noms.