Thursday, December 12, 2013

Top Ten Overused Words on Campus in December

An alert reader -- hi Mom! -- sent me Linkedin’s top ten most overused words.  In the spirit of customization, I’ll take a shot at applying that to college campuses in December.

1. Please!
2. finals
3. extension
4. WHAT?
5. grading
6. registration
7. complaint
8. unfair
9. tired
10. please (again)

I ruled out “coffee” on the grounds (no pun intended) that coffee, by definition, cannot be overused.

Wise and worldly readers, which words would you nominate?