Banished Words List For 2014 Released

WTVO/WQRF - "Don't say that!" It could be a banned word!
WTVO/WQRF - "Don't say that!"  It could be a banned word!

Lake Superior State University unveiled its list of banned words for 2014.  It ranges from keywords or phrases in a variety of topics from politics to social media.

You can blame Miley Cyrus for "twerking" making the list.  Even "hashtag" was banned, #irony.  "Selfie" earned the most nominations for most annoying word of the year.

Below is the full list:

  • Twerk/Twerking
  • Hashtag
  • Twittersphere
  • Mister Mom
  • T-Bone
  • ___ on steroids
  • -pocalypse (ex: snow-pocalypse)
  • -ageddon (ex: car-ageddon)
  • Intellectually/morally bankrupt
  • Obamacare
  • Adversity
  • Fan Base
  • Selfie
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