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WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- Some people want the phrase "fiscal cliff" banned from the English language. It landed on the 38th annual List of Words to be Banished from the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness.
Michigan's Lake Superior State University created the list from nominations submitted by the public. "Fiscal cliff" got the most votes. LSSU wrote, "As one might expect, this phrase received the most nominations this year. If Congress acts to keep the country from tumbling over the cliff, LSSU believes this banishment should get some of the credit."
See other words and phrases that made the list plus comments: http://www.lssu.edu/banished/current.php
Lake Superior State University's 38th annual list of banished words:
- fiscal cliff
- kick the can down the road
- double down
- job creators/creation
- spoiler alert
- bucket list
- boneless wings
Are there any words or phrases you would want to add to this list?