Annual list of banished words

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    Jan 03, 2011 11:34 AM GMT
    http://www.lssu.edu/whats_new/articles.php?articleid=2135
    Lake Superior State University's 36th annual List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness
    -Viral
    -Epic
    -Fail
    -Wow factor
    -A-ha moment
    -Back story
    -BFF
    -Man up
    -Refudiate
    -Mama grizzlies
    -The American people
    -I'm just sayin'
    -Facebook/google as verbs
    -Live life to the fullest

    Let's see if I can put them all in a sentence--IF Sarah Palin were ever to use a compound sentence, that is.

    Sarah Palin, the mama grizzly of Alaska and BFF of all Tea Partiers, decried her detractors as "epic fails" when they attacked her back story of the viral verb "refudiate":
    "I'm just sayin', if the Democrats could just stop having their A-ha moments, stop googling to refudiate my Facebook comments (which was the wow factor that won this election) all the time, they would be living life to the fullest, like the American people."


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    Jan 03, 2011 2:16 PM GMT
    That was so La Lohan. icon_lol.gif
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    Jan 03, 2011 2:21 PM GMT
    That's two sentences. icon_razz.gif
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    Jan 03, 2011 2:22 PM GMT
    I'd like to add "liberal hens" to the list.
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    Jan 03, 2011 6:56 PM GMT
    Notice how many on that list sarah has/does/will use?
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    Jan 03, 2011 6:57 PM GMT
    And "death panels" and "God-given right."

    Funny how one person could be the spout of so many words for "general uselessness."

    "I want to help clean up the state that is so sorry today of journalism. And I have a communications degree." --Sarah Palin, Fox News interview with Sean Hannity, Nov. 22, 2010

    "'Refudiate,' 'misunderestimate,' 'wee-wee'd up.' English is a living language. Shakespeare liked to coin new words too. Got to celebrate it!'" --a follow-up Tweet by Sarah Palin, proudly mistaking her illiteracy for literary genius, July 18, 2010
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    Jan 03, 2011 6:59 PM GMT
    "The American People have spoken" should be outlawed.