December 31, 2009


2009 Words to Banish

The 35th annual List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness has been released by Lake Superior State University.

Among the 2009 "winners" that played roles in American political discourse: shovel-ready, czar, teachable moment, stimulus, in these economic times, and the Obama-as-prefix construction (Obamacare, Obamanomics).










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