Posts tagged "2009"

Jeggings Make Their Way Into the Dictionary, Really

As the hours of 2009 slip away, end-of-year lists are clogging up the internet, and everyone’s become nostalgic about the end of another decade. The year has seen some crazy trends, especially the obsession with leggings in all forms. Though we’ve poked fun at mashing two words together to create a new term for crazy…

By: Bianca Posterli / December 30, 2009

Good Riddance To 2009!

Yesterday marked the third annual Good Riddance Day in Times Square where the public was welcomed to “say goodbye, once and for all, to those bad memories of 2009.” Participants were invited to “write their bad memories on stationery available on-site” and then destroy them in available shredders. Giant dumpsters were provided for all the…

By: Wendy Atterberry / December 29, 2009

The Best Books I Read In 2009

I read a lot of trashy books this year. There, I said it.

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 23, 2009

Words We Want Banished In 2009

Lake Superior State University released its 34th version of their annual List of Words to Be Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness earlier this week. Inspired by interest in the environment, frenzy over politics, and the economic downturn, the 15 entries selected from over 5,000 nominations include:

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By: Wendy Atterberry / January 2, 2009

10 Love Affairs We’re Ending

We’ve all had something that we’re really excited about initially, but then it lets us down. At that point, we have to reassess our “loves it” list and move on to the next thing. These 10 items were overdone in 2008, so in 2009 we’re ending our love affair.

By: Annika Harris / December 30, 2008

10 Things To Look Forward To In ’09

This year has been sort of a Debbie Downer. From the stock market slump, to the shocking death of Heath Ledger, to the lame duck President’s reversal of medical rights last week, things have been looking pretty glum. But I’m ready for a clean slate! So, for those of you who are with…

By: Simcha / December 22, 2008