Banished Words 2006
Yeah, yeah, I know. I'm about a month behind on this. Just the same, the link to Lake Superior State's list of banished words for 2006.
Among this year's:
97% fat free (Labeled "Adventures in delusion." "Still has 3% fat ... accept it," wrote Andrew Clucas of Canberra, Australia.)
First-time caller (of talk radio fame)
And the one I think has the best comment:
FEMA: Dedicated to the memory of a great federal agency consigned to the ash heap of parody. "If they don't do anything, we don't need their acronym" -- Josh Hamilton, Tucson, Ariz.