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Banished Words

Polar Vortex of 2015's Cray-Cray Banished Words

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To put it a different way: "Dang these kids today." Anyway, as usual the comments from people proposing words for the banished list were pretty amusing at times.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Bae, It Would Be Cray To Stop Using These 'Banned' Words | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.01.2015 | Books

If you had plans to spend next year calling your boo bae, describing the chilly weather as a polar vortex or talking up your foodie lifestyle, cancel...

The 2014 Banished Words List, On Steroids

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.03.2014 | Comedy
Chris Weigant

One has to indeed wonder if taking a selfie while you're twerking is even physically possible (at least, without the use of mirrors). I mean, is there a hashtag for #gotwerkyourself yet, out there in the Twittersphere? Or a fan base, for that matter?

'Viral,' 'Mama Grizzlies' Top List Of Banished Words For 2011

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The dawn of 2011 brings us all a fresh start -- and thanks to Lake Superior State University, we know which words and phrases to cleanse from our voca...

Banned Words Of 2010: 15 Terms That Should Be Banished This Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Here's another New Year's resolution to add to your list: scrub 15 "overused" and "useless" words from your vocabulary. Lake Superior State Universi...