In the spirit of banning things for petty reasons, it has been proposed by the interstate council of people who have phones that the Banished Words List be, itself, banned. 305 more words
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Junction City, Texas, March 3, 2015, Star-Gazer News Service – The words “Oxford,” and “Oxford University Press (OUP)” have been banned from Star-Gazer newspapers and news sites to avoid offending intelligent people. 308 more words
DETROIT (AP) – As a new year dawns, a Detroit university wants to bring worthy words back from the brink.
Knavery, you say? Well the word for “a roguish or mischievous act” is among 10 phrases that comprise Wayne State University’s annual Word Warriors list. 87 more words
DETROIT (AP) – Northern Michigan’s Lake Superior State University has polished off one of its skill sets and curated its 40th List of Words to be Banished from the Queen’s English for Misuse, Overuse and Uselessness. 110 more words