I concur with most of the list, all the 2004 election terminology make my teeth hurt and if I am using izzle speak, we can declare the fad uber over (I hate hate hate uber since a teenager quit Youth and Government, left her attorney partner hanging, and offered an excuse of being "uber stressed". Cry me a river, kid.).
But blog?? Blog??? How is the word blog to be banished?? On what sort of Superior Lake do you float, sir? I vote that nouns cannot be banished--otherwise we will be forced to call our treasured online journals what?? Turkey platters?
My additions to the list include:
- "Yeah" when used as the end of an unfinished sentence. The speaker looks all vacuous, eyes roll back in head...
- "Know what I'm saying?" Might this have made the list years ago? Please trust that if you have to ask, I probably do not know what you're saying.
- "Up in here" This gem has made my list annually since the late 90's. Don't get crazy with your prepositions.
- Amazing I am humiliated to have used this word in last night's New Year's toast. It has been completely devalued and my goal this year is to find at least 3 substitutes.
Please share your additions. We shall write them on paper, fold them into tiny boats, and float them on Lake Superior.