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What English Word Has Got To Go?

Recently, I heard an interesting report on NPR about a New Yorker social media initiative to determine which word is no longer worthy to be a part of the English language. This question was posed in an effort to streamline the language, and readers were totally on board with the initiative. The publication received thousands of enthusiastic submissions, and words like “moist,” “epic,” and “phlegm” topped the list, but ultimately the New Yorker declared “slacks” to be the winner. It […]

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