What Words, Phrases Made This Year’s Banished Words List?

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Photo courtesy of Lake Superior State University Annual List of Banished Words

What words or short phrases would you like to be banished because of misuse, overuse and general uselessness? That’s something considered each year by those who compile the Lake Superior State University Banished Words List. Past selections have included “post truth,” “on fleek,” “bigly” and “bae.” Join us for a conversation with one of the compilers of the list about why this year’s list of banned words was selected. We also take take listeners’ suggestions for words that should be done away with.

Explore LSSU’s 2018 Banished Words List here!

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • John Shibley Guest

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