Monday, January 05, 2009

TOP TEN BANNED PHRASES 2009

Top Ten Banned Phrases 2009

The following are banned from the English language...

10. Green

9. Maverick

8. Carbon footprint

7. Wall Street/Main Street

6. Joe the Plumber

5. Icon or Iconic

4. Staycation

3. Not so much

2. It's that time of year again

And the number one banned phrase for 2009...

1. Top ten _____________

-Jason Rohrblogger
(1/5/09)

And the alternates...

At the end of the day
With all due respect
On a daily basis
It's a nightmare
Shouldn't of
24/7
It's not rocket science
At this moment in time

1 comment:

Dan said...

How about we touch on the world of sports?(ESPN to be specific)

1. It is what it is.
*This may possibly be the most assinine phrase I've ever heard.

2. At the end of the day.
*Ubiquitous coach-speak. Right up there with giving "110%"

3. He..could..go..all..the..way!
*I..Hate..this..damn..phrase!

4. Ridonculous.
*WTF?

5. Pick six.(interception for TD)
*If I hear another dorky announcer who has never played sports use this term again I'll scream.

6.He's got "hops"
*See above.

Many others but you get the gist.