Bling Bling, You're Dead
December 31, 2003 1:41 PM Subscribe
The Word(s) Is Out.
One of my favorite things about New Year's Eve/Day is the annual announcement of the Hall of Shame of Linguistic Incorrectness: The Lake Superior State University List of Banished Words
. Metrosexual... bling-bling... embedded journalist... shock and awe... not much to argue with here. Uh, oh, they've banished Smoking Gun
. And "LOL"? WTF?
(The latest list hasn't hit the U's own website yet, but here's their complete listing of the previously banished
, going back to 1976.)