Writing Tip 4 – The Most Overused Words of 2012

Hi everyone! Happy New Year — wow, I can’t believe it’s 2013 already!!! One of my New Year’s Resolutions is to post on this blog more, especially since I didn’t even post at all in December.

To ring in the new year, here’s a writing tip: don’t overuse these words — they were already overused in 2012.

And without further ado, THE MOST OVERUSED WORDS OF 2012:

From the Business blog Quartz: 

-Disrupt

-Pivot

-Innovation

From the social networking for professionals website LinkedIn:

-Creative

-Organizational

-Effective

-Motivated

-Innovative

-Responsible

-Analytical

From the Shift Communications PR Agency:

-Forward

-Leading

-International

-Growth

From Lake Superior Universitiy’s “Banished Words List”:

-Blowback

-Ginormous

From Atlantic Wire: 

-Curate

-Ecosystem

-Epic

-Fall

 

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