Top ten phrases Loveland should ban next
This week, Loveland City Manager Bill Cahill reportedly banned a series of words and phrases from official communication -- mostly meaningless terms such as "orientate," "proactive," "paradigm" and (!) "skillage." It's a good start -- but it turns out Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, has been doing something similar since 1976. Here are our ten faves from the LSSU list, photo-illustrated for your pleasure. Check them out -- but for God's sake, don't say them! Number 10: "Pet parent" -- although in this case, it's not so bad, since there definitely is a resemblance....
Number 9: "Captured alive" -- because capturing someone dead isn't really much of a challenge.
Click to keep counting down our top ten phrases Loveland should outlaw next.Next Page
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss Westword's biggest stories.