Every year, Lake Superior State University publishes a list of overused words from the year before. The list is below, but for the reasoning behind each one, check out the official list.
‘Blank’ is the new ‘Blank’ or ‘X’ is the new ‘Y’
Back in the day
It is what it is
Under the bus
(btw, i used 15 of 19 in that subject line! c’mon, i dare ya to try to beat that!)
bonus: words i overused in 2007…
double bonus: because i’m feeling snarky tonite, words blog friends overused in 2007…
kurt johnston: simply
bob carlton: neat; bluh
mark riddle: inFERence
scot mcknight: part (as in “part 43, part 44, etc”)
doug pagitt: fantastic!
how about you? what words did you overuse?