University lists banned words for ’06

Well, I could agree on some of these words as worth banning, but as long as the Bush administration spins all their disasters with little reliance on facts then the word “truthiness” must stay.

University lists banned words for ’06 – U.S. Life – MSNBC.com

If you don’t want to click on the link:

Lake Superior State University’s 2006 list of words banished “for mis-use, over-use and general uselessness”:

— Gitmo

— Combined celebrity names

— Awesome

— Gone or went missing

— Pwn or pwned, a misspelling of “own” used by online video gamers

— Now playing in theaters

— We’re pregnant

— Undocumented alien

— Armed robbery gone bad or drug deal gone bad

— Truthiness

— Ask your doctor

— Chipotle

— i-anything

— Search

— Healthy food

— Boasts

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