'Spoiler Alert', 'YOLO' among banned phrases of 2012

'Spoiler Alert', 'YOLO' among banned phrases of 2012

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on December 31, 2012 at 4:28 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 1 at 8:52 AM

Michigan's Lake Superior State University has released its annual 'Dirty Dozen', the list of words or phrases that some people would like to ban. The students say it's just a fun way to get your thoughts on which words need to go.   

So which words made the 2012 list?

  1. spoiler alert
  2. bucket list
  3. superfood
  4. fiscal cliff
  5. kick the can down the road
  6. double down
  7. job creators
  8. passion 
  9. YOLO (an acronym for "You only live once")
  10. trending
  11. guru
  12. boneless wings
     

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