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App, tweeting, and sexting are some words that should be banned according to univeristy

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App, tweeting, and sexting are some words that should be banned according to univeristy
Love them or hate them, but there are just some words in the English language that have their roots with the mobile family. The Lake Superior State University recently wrapped up its 35th annual List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-user and Uselessness. The list includes popular words we commonly use such as “app”, “tweeting”, and “sexting”. With the advent of Twitter, it slowly formed its own ubiquitous image where just about anyone can keep a whole group of people informed through “tweeting.” There’s also “app” which is of course an abbreviation for application – Apple’s App Store has definitely taken the term to a new level. Finally we have the word “sexting” that comes through as being the act of sending a text message that have sexual tendencies associated to it. Some of them may be considered really overused, but they’ll be sticking around for some time until some other catchy ones come along. So if you do find yourself saying or using these words too often, you may want to consider toning it down for the sake of argument.

source: Lake Superior State University via Unwired View


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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:44

1. SamTime (Posts: 253; Member since: 07 Nov 2009)


It's really a dumb thing they do. Seriously if they didn't have this list, I would never have know that lake superior state university actually existed.

posted on 02 Jan 2010, 12:48

2. AZNphoneGeek (Posts: 200; Member since: 15 May 2009)


i just yelled out lout. SEXTING? stupid. dumbest thing i've ever read.

posted on 02 Jan 2010, 14:46

3. idiotwind13 (Posts: 80; Member since: 29 Dec 2008)


LSSU in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Won a couple national championships in hockey in the mid 90's. Right on the border with Sault Ste. Marie Canada. Probably nobody who has never lived in Michigan's UP knows anything about it.

posted on 02 Jan 2010, 16:52

4. renegade626 (Posts: 54; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)


WTF OMFG im gona TWEET about SEXTING with my new twitter APP all day now, U NOOBS, ROFLBBQ

posted on 03 Jan 2010, 12:39

5. Dood (Posts: 269; Member since: 23 Mar 2009)


Rolling on floor licking big brothers quadriceps? That's a pretty wierd thing to sext about through your twitter app. I'm glad I don't 'follow' you.

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