annual list of words to be proscribed

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Tue Jan 1 00:50:01 UTC 2013

Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU> wrote:

>On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 7:28 PM, wrote:
>> Damn.  I was just thinking this morning that "bucket list" had jumped
>the shark when I
>>  saw it painted over the "entire bus" that was in front of me.
>> How far back does that one go?  Who's the expert on the Board?
>AFAIK, it came into existence with the 2007 movie of the same name.

We have an earlier example, but I'm too busy with NYE stuff to dig it out right now.

Jesse Sheidlower

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