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Culture
9:22 am
Wed December 31, 2014

Check out the worst words of 2014

A chance conversation at a New Year's Eve party has turned into decades of priceless publicity for a small college in a far corner of Michigan. Lake Superior State University has just released its 40th annual list of "words or phrases banished from the Queen's English for mis-use, over-use, and general useless-ness."  IPR’s Herb Trix reports.

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Culture
12:22 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

The worst words of 2013

Once again the English language has been under assault during the past year, but riding to the rescue for the 39th year are the "word watchers" from Lake Superior State University in Michigan. They've just issued their latest list of words and phrases "banned from the Queen's English for mis-use, over use, and general uselessness."   IPR’s Herb Trix reports.