Ministry Of Sound The Annual 2004 Yahoo' title='Ministry Of Sound The Annual 2004 Yahoo' />Banished Word List Archive Lake Superior State UniversityThis year, in a gesture of humanitarian relief, the committee restores truthiness, banned on last years list, to formal use. This comes after comedians and late night hosts were thrown under the bus and rendered speechless by a nationwide professional writers strike. The silence is deafening. PERFECT STORM Overused by the pundits on evening TV shows to mean just about any coincidence. Lynn Allen, Warren, Michigan. I read that Ontario is a perfect storm, in reference to a report on pollution levels in the Great Lakes. Ontario is the name of one of the lakes and a Canadian province. This guy would have me believe its a hurricane. Its time for perfect storm to get rained out. Bob Smith, De. Witt, Michigan. Hands off book titles as cheap descriptors David Hollis, Hamilton, New York. WEBINAR A seminar on the web about any number of topics. Ouch It hurts my brain. It should be crushed immediately before it spreads. Instant Artist Software Setup. Carol, Lams, Michigan. Yet another non word trying to worm its way into the English language due to the Internet. It belongs in the same school of non thought that brought us e anything and i anything. Scott Lassiter, Houston, Texas. WATERBOARDING Lets banish waterboarding to the beach, where it belongs with boogie boards and surfboards. Patrick K. Egan, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. ORGANIC Overused and misused to describe not only food, but computer products or human behavior, and often used when describing something as natural, says Crystal Giordano of Brooklyn, New York. Persona Plus Printer Driver. Another advertising gimmick to make things sound better than they really are, according to Rick De. Van of Willoughby, Ohio, who said he has heard claims such as My business is organic, and computers having organic software. Things have gone too far when they begin marketing T shirts as organic. Michelle Fitzpatrick, St. Petersburg, Florida. Organic is used to describe everything, from shampoo to meat. Banishment Improperly used Susan Clark, Bristol, Maine. The possibility of a food item being inorganic, i. Gmail is email thats intuitive, efficient, and useful. GB of storage, less spam, and mobile access. GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN. MINISTRY OF COMMERCE. Pakistani or Indian way. HCFC 142 2903. 7790 Annual. ITM.png' alt='Ministry Of Sound The Annual 2004 Yahoo' title='Ministry Of Sound The Annual 2004 Yahoo' />John Gomila, New Orleans, Louisiana. You see the word organic written on everything from cereal to dog food. Michael, Sacramento, California. Im tired of health food stores selling products that they say are organic. All the food we eat is organic Chad Jacobson, Park Falls, Wisconsin. Ministry Of Sound The Annual 2004 Yahoo' title='Ministry Of Sound The Annual 2004 Yahoo' />WORDSMITHWORDSMITHING Ive never read anything created by a wordsmith or via wordsmithing that was pleasant to read. Emily Kissane, St. Paul, Minnesota. AUTHORAUTHORED In one of former TV commentator Edwin Newmans books, he wonders if it would be correct to say that someone paintered a picture Dorothy Betzweiser, Cincinnati, Ohio. SO. So the word that received the most nominations this year was already banished, but today it is being used differently than it was in 1999, when nominators were. Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get. The Associated Press delivers indepth coverage on todays Big Story including top stories, international, politics, lifestyle, business, entertainment, and more. Comprehensive and meticulously documented facts about healthcare. Learn about costs, private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, politics, and more. POST 91. 1 Our post 91. AD, BC, or Y2. K, time references. Youd think the United States didnt have jet fighters, nuclear bombs, and secret agents, let alone electricity, pre 91. Chazz Miner, Midland, Michigan. SURGE Surge has become a reference to a military build up. Give me the old days, when it referenced storms and electrical power. Michael F. Raczko, Swanton, Ohio. Do I even have to say it I cant be the first one to nominate itput me in line. From Iraq to Wall Street to the weather forecast surge really ought to recede. Mike Lara, Colorado. This word came out in the context of increasing the number of troops in Iraq. Can be used to explain the expansion of many things I have a surge in my waist and its use will grow out of controlThe new Chevy Surge, just experience the roominess Eric Mc. Millan, Mentor, Ohio. GIVE BACK This oleaginous phrase is an emergency submission to the 2. The notion has arisen that as ones life progresses, one accumulates a sort of deficit balance with society which must be neutralized by charitable works or financial outlays. Are ones daily transactions throughout life a form of theft Richard Ong, Carthage, Missouri. Various media have been featuring a large number of people who just want to give back. Give back to whom For what Curtis Cooper, Hazel Park, Michigan. BLANK is the new BLANK or X is the new Y In spite of statements to the contrary, Cold is NOT the new hot, nor is 7. The idea behind such comparisons was originally good, but weve all watched them spiral out of reasonable uses into ludicrous ones and its now time to banish them from use. Or, to phrase it another way, Originally clever advertising is now the new absurdity Lawrence Mickel, Coventry, Connecticut. Believed to have come into use in the 1. The comparisons have become absurd. Geoff Steinhart, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Orange is the new black. Chocolate is the new sex. Sex is the new chocolate. Fallacy is the new truth. Patrick Dillon, East Lansing, Michigan. BLACK FRIDAY The day after Thanksgiving that retailers use to keep themselves out of the red for the year. And then followed by Cyber Monday. This is counter to the start of the Great Depressions use of the term Black Tuesday, which signaled the crash of the stock market that sent the economy into a tailspin. Carl Marschner, Melvindale, Michigan. BACK IN THE DAY Back in the day, we used back in the day to mean something really historical. Now you hear ridiculous statements such as Back in the day, people used Blackberries without Blue Tooth. Liz Jameson, Tallahassee, Florida. This one mightve already made the list back in the day, which was a Wednesday, I think. Tim Bradley, Los Angeles, California. RANDOM Popular with teenagers in many places. Over used and usually out of context, i. You are so random Really Random is supposed to mean by chance. So what I said was by chance, and not by choice Gabriel Brandel, Farmington Hills, Michigan. Outrageous mis and overuse, mostly by teenagers, i. This random guy, singing this random songIt was so random. Grrrrr. Leigh, Duncan, Galway, Ireland. Overuse on a massive scale by my fellow youth. Every event, activity and person can be sooo random as of late. Banish it before I go vigilante. Ben Martin, Adelaide, South Australia. How can a person be random Emma Halpin, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom. SWEET Too many sweets will make you sick. It became popular with the advent of the television show South Park and by rights should have died of natural causes, but the term continues to cling to life. It is annoying when young children use it and have no idea why, but it really sounds stupid coming from the mouths of adults. Please kill this particular use of an otherwise fine word. Wayne Braver, Manistique, MichiganYouth lingo overuse, similar to awesome. I became sick of this one immediately. Gordon Johnson, Minneapolis, Minnesota. DECIMATE Word watchers have been calling for the annihilation of this one for several years. Used today in reference to widespread destruction or devastation. If you will not banish this word, I ask that its use be decimated reduced by one tenth. Allan Dregseth, Fargo, North Dakota. I nominate decimate as it applies to Mans and Natures destructive fury and the outcome of sporting contests. Decimate simply means a 1. It may have derived notoriety because the ancient Romans used decimation as a technique for prisoner of war population reduction or an incentive for under performing battle units. A group of 1. 0 would be assembled and lots drawn.