Words that need expunged from the English language

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  1. gwartney

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    Hack or Hacker

    If I see another Lifehack or hack for the home, I'm gonna get violent. They took a word that was perfectly descriptive and made it meaningless. Pretty soon Heloise is going to change the name of her column to "Hacks from Heloise."
     
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    "need to be expunged"
     
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  4. gwartney

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    lol
     
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    i'm here to make sure you don't become a source of ridicule causing you to leave the board.
     
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    don't leave us with Gwarn.
     
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    I used to really care about grammar. Now that I see that butchering the English language is acceptable even in national publications, I've eased off a bit. I still call people out when I can't even understand what they are trying to say. I dangle a lot of participles too.
     
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    i couldn't tell you the difference between a participle and an adverb. i count on Purdue alums to be better than i am.
     
  10. gwartney

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    Headlines can be abbreviated :coffee:
     
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    The expression, "no worries". So fucking sick of that.
     
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    :jj:



    :facepalm:
     
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    '____phobia'
     
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    Agree.
     
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    It is what it is
     
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    Hack is a taxi :grad:
     
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    naming things (insert problem catchphrase here) - gate, after Watergate. Nipplegate, Deflategate.....lame.