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Daily Archives: January 1st, 2012

Banished Words for 2012

Excerpt: Every year since 1971, Michi­gan’s Lake Supe­ri­or State Uni­ver­si­ty has released a thought­ful and humor­ous “List of Words Ban­ished from the Queen’s Eng­lish for Mis­use, Overuse and Gen­er­al Use­less­ness”. Here is the 2012 (and thir­ty-sev­enth annu­al) edi­tion, for your read­ing enjoy­ment on this New Year’s Day: AMAZING — Received the most nom­i­na­tions. LSSU was sur­prised […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Holidays, Humor & Satire
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Happy New Year: Welcome 2012!

Excerpt: On behalf of NPI’s staff, board, and con­trib­u­tors, I’d like to wish every read­er of The Advo­cate — and every sup­port­er of NPI — a hap­py and blessed New Year 2012. I hope you’re enjoy­ing the occa­sion, no mat­ter where in the world you are. As evi­denced by the pho­to below, I was on Queen Anne […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Holidays
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