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By James Eik
Staff Reporter 

Leave tired old phrases, acronyms behind

Write to the Point


Last updated 12/6/2012 at 12:02pm

Unbelievably, the year 2013 is nearly upon us.

We’re nearing the end of the year, and this is the time of year to start reflecting on the previous 340 days of what was 2012. At the same time, it’s a chance to look ahead and hope we’re a lot smarter next year.

Specifically, it’s time we lay to rest some of the overused terms and figures of speech that have plagued us thus far. Sure, some are carryovers from previous years, but it’s time to tackle these life-threatening issues once and for all.

Every year, Lake Superior University publishes its Banished Words List, containing wor...

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