When the ball drops at midnight, the folks at Lake Superior State University wish it would fall on “selfie,” “twerk,” and any word ending in “-aggedon.”
They’re all included on LSSU’s annual list of locutions they’d like to banish from conversation.
DISCUSS: What words would you like to see banished in 2014? Tell us below in the comments.
Say it isn’t so: Here are the 13 entries included on the 2014 List of Banished Words – officially called “Words to be Banished from the Queen’s English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness”:
- Mister Mom
- T-bone (the automobile accident, not the cut of beef)
- (Insert word here) on steroids
- Anything ending in -ageddon and -pocalypse
- Intellectually/morally bankrupt
- Fan base