Monday, December 31, 2012

Daily News: Odd News - Spoiler alert: Word enthusiasts want to ban "fiscal cliff"

Monday, Dec 31, 2012 09:09 AM PST
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Spoiler alert: Word enthusiasts want to ban "fiscal cliff" 
Monday, Dec 31, 2012 09:09 AM PST
(Reuters) - Whether or not the U.S. Congress acts to avoid the "fiscal cliff," the much-used phrase tops the list of words language aficionados want banned from everyday speech, according to a Michigan university's yearly roundup released on Monday. Also making the cut for Lake Superior State University's annual list of overused, misused and generally useless terms were "kick the can down the road," "bucket list" and, it may come as no surprise, "spoiler alert." Then there is "YOLO. ...
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