Circling back to Lake Superior State University’s ‘banished words’ list, at the end of the day, it makes the new normal tolerable

Lake Superior State University publishes an annual list of “Banished Words.” The Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, school doesn’t really want to ban words. It wants to curb cliché. Clutter is the greatest enemy to clarity in language use. I support any effort to stamp out cliché. Having people saying all the same phrases all theContinue reading “Circling back to Lake Superior State University’s ‘banished words’ list, at the end of the day, it makes the new normal tolerable”