'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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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Michigan's Lake Superior State University offered 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 be banned. And then there is blank is the new blank - like chocolate is the new sex. For example, in this post-9/11 world, a perfect storm of Webinar shows that surge is the new light at the end of the tunnel.

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