Posts tagged "phrases"

9 Stupid Words We Should Retire In 2015

A new year is upon us, and that means we need to arbitrarily decide some things will be different, solely based on the fact that Earth has completed another cycle around the sun in a way that proves nothing other than physics are still working. To start, let's work on language. We have a whole…

By: Cracked / January 21, 2015

16 Words And Phrases We Want To Retire In 2010

It's the end of the year and we're sweeping out our closet -- and that includes annoying words and phrases that we're just so over. After the jump, we give you the ten most headache-inducing words of 2010. Let's not bring them into the new year, shall we? And tell us what words you never…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 16, 2010

Top 25 Most Overused Words And Phrases Of The Decade

At the turn of the century (the 21st century, that is), everyone was talking about Y2K, the computer bug that many feared would crash computer systems at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve 1999, creating a world-wide apocalypse. That didn't happen, of course, but "Y2K" became the first of many new overused word…

By: Wendy Atterberry / December 15, 2009