'Surge' Among Overused Words Michigan's Lake Superior State University offers a list of overused words and phrases. According to the list, "surge" has been used more than enough. "Perfect storm" should be history, along with "Webinar," or online seminar. "Post-9/11" should also be banned.
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'Surge' Among Overused Words

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'Surge' Among Overused Words

'Surge' Among Overused Words

'Surge' Among Overused Words

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Michigan's Lake Superior State University offers a list of overused words and phrases. According to the list, "surge" has been used more than enough. "Perfect storm" should be history, along with "Webinar," or online seminar. "Post-9/11" should also be banned. Then there's "blank is the new blank" — as in "chocolate is the new sex."

For example: In this post-9/11 world, a perfect storm of Webinars shows that surge is the new light at the end of the tunnel.