Quick, somebody please trademark "weapons of mass destruction." This phrase is getting thrown around like it's going out of style. ...
Well, in a well-syndicated story from just a few days ago, my least-favorite "coinage" of 2002 was among those included.
Bushisms Added to List of Banned Words Wed January 1, 2003 07:11 AM ET
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (Reuters) -
Overused cliches, wordy redundancies and hyperbolic phrases -- including the Bushism "make no mistake about it" -- were declared banished on Wednesday by the university overseers of an annual list of banned words.
Other favored utterances of President Bush such as "material breach," "weapons of mass destruction," and "homeland security," were the tired targets of the New Year's Day list compiled by the public relations staff at Lake Superior State University.
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