Posted by: episystechpubs | January 2, 2014

Editor’s Corner: Happy 2014!

Happy New Year!

Let’s start off 2014 with a list of words that many of you would like to leave back in 2013. These are from the Lake Superior State University’s 2014 List of Banished Words. The link will take you to the full article with definitions, detested usage, and examples.

General

· selfie

· twerk/twerking

· hashtag

· Twittersphere

· Mister Mom

· T-bone

· _______ on steroids

Suffering Suffixes:

· –ageddon

· –pocalypse

Politics:

· intellectually/morally bankrupt

· Obamacare

Sports:

· adversity

· fan base

And an entertaining article on the same topic: Words for the Dumpster by Timothy Egan.

Enjoy!

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