“Spoiler Alert” Heads 2013 List of Banned Words
Every year Lake Superior State University outside of Detroit takes time out from its academic rigors to post a list of the most over used words and phrases of the past year. This year topping the list of proposed banned words is “spoiler alert”, a supposedly thoughtful way of letting people know about a key plot point in a TV show or movie. There are more.
Lake Superior State University’s 38th annual list of banished words:
— fiscal cliff
— kick the can down the road
— double down
— job creators/creation
— spoiler alert
For a full list of words to avoid click here.