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Don’t refudiate! 2011’s Banned Words List is Here! Just Sayin”¦

In the brand world, we often get caught up in hype. We tend to use the “word-du-jour” in our pitches, press releases and (gasp) client relationships. Heck, some of us even use it in the creative!!

But before we begin my BFF’s, I’d like to wish you all a Happy New Year! I hope your celebrations were epic. If not, you fail.

Try to refudiate, but this list is going to give you that a-ha moment you’ve been looking for. The kind of moment that goes viral and when you’re Googled or Facebooked, you’re the top of the list!

We’re talking about Lake Superior State University’s 2011 List of Banished Words! They’re all in this list, and low and behold, most are right here in this post… just look and see!

Learning this list might give you that extra wow factor you’ve been searching for, but be warned, you have to man up! The American people, myself included, recommend you learn the words on this list, but more importantly, learn the back story. It’s enriching, and ultimately, it will allow you to live life to the fullest… just sayin!!!!

Read the entire list here. Enjoy!