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
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