You can't say that! 2014's list of banned words

Lake Superior State University's 40th annual list of words nominated for banishment by members of the public came out.

Some of the words you've heard and some you might even use. Here's what was on the list for 2014:

  • Bae

  • Polar vortex 

  • Hack

  • Skill set 

  • Swag

  • Foodie
  • Curate/curated  

  • Friend-raising

  • Cray-cray

  • Enhanced interrogation 

  • Takeaway
  • (Anything) --Nation 


FOX 2's Andrea Isom was out and about asking the public in metro Detroit if they could guess the words as well as what words they want banished.

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