"The Linguistic Banhammer Falls Again"

2008
Dec
31

cross-posted on MetaFilter

How am I gonna introduce my annual post about the annual LSSU Banished Words List when “It’s that time of year again” has itself just been banished? Maybe with an assortment of links not-very-related to the words on This Year’s List…

(Going) Green
Carbon Footprint / Carbon Offset
Maverick
First Dude
Bailout
Wall Street / Main Street
-Monkey
<3
Icon/Iconic
Game Changer
Staycation
Desperate Search
Not So Much
Winner of X Nominations
It’s That Time of Year Again

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AND NOW A WORD FROM SOMEBODY WHO MAY HAVE NEVER HEARD OF ME...