Words Banned in 2009

 

Lake Superior State University has been banning words every December for the past 32 years! Here’s this years list:

Maverick

“From Wall Street to Main Street”

Desperate search

monkey, when used as a suffix

game-changing

carbon footprint or carbon offsetting

green

bailout

“winner of five nominations.”

❤ – It’s the first time an emoticon has made the list.

First Dude

icon or iconic

staycation

“not so much”

“it’s that time of year again”

Source: lssu.edu  

Would anyone like to add anything?

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