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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

Opinion

News Service Bans Oxford University Press for Refusing to Bring Home to the Bacon

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

Media

Things That Made Me Go, "Hmm..." - Week 17

This week’s post will be both fun and educational! (Who said learning can’t be fun? Clearly, that person is/was a dumbass…)

Humor

Al Jazeera English Goes in For Political Correctness: Bans terms 'terrorist', 'Islamist', 'extremism'

By Todd Starnes

In the wake of Tuesday’s attack on the Corinthia Hotel in Libya, an Al Jazeera English executive reportedly sent an e-mail to employees banning the use of terms including “terrorists,” “extremism,” and “Islamist.” 139 more words

Texas Town Now Crime Free

Junction City, TX, January 17, 2015, Star-Gazer News Service–Junction City is now the first crime free town in the nation thanks to a sweeping set of new ordinances passed by the city council and signed by Mayor Clark Trail. 349 more words

Jock Stewart

List: Please Save 'Knavery,' 'Flapdoodle' And 'Rapscallion'

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

News

Foodie, bae and takeaway part of banned words list

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

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