In 1976, Lake Superior State University Public Relations Director W.T. (Bill) Rabe released the first “banished words list”. The annual List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-Use, Over-Use, and General Uselessness has been going strong since New Year’s Day 1976 and shows no signs of stopping. People from around the world have nominated hundreds of words and phrases such as “you know,” “user-friendly,” “at this point in time,” and “have a nice day,” to be purged from the language.
Have fun solving this crossword and guess the banished words from 2016 list.