As you leave 2017 behind, there are some words and phrases Lake Superior State University recommends you leave behind with it.
Each year, the Upper Peninsula college releases their List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. This list is number 43.
Have a submission for the group to consider in the future? Head to lssu.edu/banished.
“We’ve drilled down and unpacked tons of pre-owned words and phrases deemed impactful by hundreds of nominators during 2017,” said an LSSU spokesperson. “Let that sink in.”