July 6, 2014

Race to the Bottom: Words and phrases

  • Awesome
  • Actually
  • Amazing
  • At the end of the day
  • Comprehensive approach
  • Conversation (formerly a debate or argument)
  • Transparency
  • Frankly
  • Sentences that begin with so or like
  • Robust
  • Silo


Tom Puckett said...

"You know..." used to be one of these, and the person calling it to everyone's attention was appalled at hearing the phrase used as a noun, until he realized that the guy on the radio was saying "UNO" - United Nations Organization...

Cheers, Tom

Anonymous said...

There used to be a number of words spelled or pronounced similarly to "f*ck." Now gone...all gone.