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Spoiler alert: 2013 banished words list released

Each year since 1971, Lake Superior State University in Michigan has compiled its list of words people don't want to hear again.

Monday - 12/31/2012, 06:56am EST

Tags: banished, Neal Augenstein

It's like actually the most annoying word, ever

Strike this word from you conversations: whatever. For the fourth year in a row, a Marist Poll survey ranks the word the most annoying in the American lexicon.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 02:45pm EST

Tags: language usage, poll, Marist Poll

New words added to the Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford Dictionary is adding a slew of new words to the English language, many of which have been used in everyday language for a while.

Tuesday - 08/07/2012, 03:17pm EDT

Tags: OED, Oxford English Dictionary, new words