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Michigan School Names Words That Should Go Over The Fiscal Cliff In 2013
2013-01-01 07:50:49

Just in time for the new year, a Michigan school has released its annual list of useless, overused and misused words that should be history along with 2012.

2012-12-18 05:01:56

In time for year-end holiday gift giving, the manufacturers of Skate Fenders, a breakthrough safety product that protects the feet and ankles of hockey players, is offering 20% off all purchases

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2010-12-31 14:35:00

The word "viral" is the leader of this year's list of "banished words" produced by a Michigan university.

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2010-01-01 12:35:07

To those of you who are tweeting, sexting, or just chillaxin this holiday weekend, get ready: Fifteen popular overused and misused words and phrases are being targeted by a US university’s annual list of terms that deserve to be banned.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.