Category Archives: Words I could live without

Words and phrases I could live without: volume 15

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~3-d

~Black Friday

~”He went to Jared!”

~Junk in the trunk

Words and phrases I could live without: volume 14

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~All over it like white on rice

~flash mob

~man-cave

~Occupy Wall Street (Not a commentary on the movement…other than to say that I’m tired of hearing about it.)

~zombie (this year’s vampire)

 

 

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Words and phrases I could live without: volume 13

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~facepalm

~jeggings (I’ve only come across this “word” two or three times, which is two or three times too many. It is a hybrid of jeans and leggings. Then there is the rarer but even worse ‘jorts,’ which is a combination of jeans and shorts.)

~”Jersey Shore”

~larva

~Too bad, so sad

 

Words and phrases I could live without: volume 12

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epic

“First!” (as people inexplicably seem to like to say in response to Facebook posts)

game-changer

“I’mma…” (Thanks, Kanye.)

“Me likey.”

vampire (I’m sorry; I just don’t get the craze. Please don’t bite me. :))

“Woot!”

Words and phrases I could live without: volume 11

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~app(s)

~”It’s always the quiet ones.”

~loose (It just conjures up unpleasant images.)

~mellow

 ~”[Person] has forgotten more about [subject] than I’ll ever know.”

~Uggs

And a special reader request: “the American people” (as used by politicians who seem to think we are a single entity).

 

If you have a special reader request, you can e-mail me at leastlikelytoblog at hotmail.com.

 

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Words and phrases I could live without reaches double digits (that’d be volume 10 for you non-math people ;))

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baby daddy/baby mama

catfight

Ed Hardy

guyliner

“I’d hit/tap that.”

meme

played in (as in, “Michael J. Fox played in “Back to the Future.”” No. He didn’t. He acted in it.)

Special reader request: reach out for

Eight wasn’t enough: Words and phrases I could live without, volume 9

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~ Combined celebrity-couple names (i.e. Brangelina)

~ d_____bag

~ “I’m Team…”

~ mashup

~ skinny jeans

I feel like I’m forgetting something, which is almost as annoying as the aforementioned words and phrases.