Lake Superior State Releases Annual List of Banished Words for 2019

December 31, 2018 

By Alice Shea 9&10 News

Lake Superior State University has released its list of banished words for 2019!

It’s the university’s 44th year of compiling the list of words banished from the Queen’s English for mis-use, over-use and general uselessness.

Let’s take a look at some of this year’s winners…

  • wrap my head around
  • wheelhouse
  • in the books
  • grapple
  • yeet
  • collusion
  • “OTUS” including “POTUS” (President of the United States), “FLOTUS” (First Lady of the United States), “SCOTUS” (Supreme Court of the United States)
  • Ghosting

To see the full list of banished words, visit here!

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