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#1 Dec 31 2003 at 4:53 PM Rating: Excellent
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The 2004 list of words that should be banished for "misuse, overuse and general uselessness," according to Lake Superior State University:
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_Metrosexual: An urban male who pays a great deal of attention to appearance.

_X: As in "X-Files," Xtreme, Windows XP and X-Box.

_Punked: To dupe, popularized by the MTV show "Punk'd."

_Place Stamp Here: Printed on return envelopes.

_Companion animals: Also known as pets.

_Bling or Bling-Bling: Flashy jewelry.

_LOL: E-mail speak for "laugh out loud."

_Embedded Journalist.

_Smoking Gun.

_Shock and Awe.

_Captured Alive.

_Shots Rang Out.

_Ripped From the Headlines.

_Sweat Like a Pig: The problem is pigs don't sweat.

_In Harm's Way.

_Hand-Crafted Latte.

_Sanitary Landfill: Also known as a dump.


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#2 Dec 31 2003 at 5:32 PM Rating: Good
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Did you capture this alive, ripping it from the headlines? Did it shock and awe you to a factor of X?

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"misuse, overuse and general uselessness,"


Maybe they should try using another word once in awhile.

#3 Dec 31 2003 at 5:41 PM Rating: Excellent
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I don't really trust anyone that lacks the sense to get away from the Great Lakes area (i.e., Canada), except that I couldn't agree more with "shock and awe."
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#4 Dec 31 2003 at 8:06 PM Rating: Decent
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they forgot...

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