We gave you Lake Superior State University's annual List of Words to be Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness.
Then we gave you some suggestions to add to the list.
Then you gave us more suggestions.
Now we present to you the final list of Patrol’s Banned Words for 2009.
It's that time of year again! Time for the words that are banned in 2009 (according to “Lake Superior State University's annual List of Words to Be Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness”):
"First dude "
"Wall Street/Main Street"
"<3" (Emoticon for "heart" used in text messages and e-mail.)
"Icon" or "iconic"
"Not so much"
"Winner of five nominations"
"It's that time of year again"
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