Topic: Lake Superior State University
Global News Blog Good Reads: From animals in films, to Wikipedia’s slump, to the cost of making a T-shirt
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes animal safety on movie sets, the story behind the original 'welfare queen,' Wikipedia's hopes for survival, Asian 'words of the year,' and how much it costs to make a $25 T-shirt.
Lake Superior State University's 2012 list of terms that need to be removed from the English language was topped by 'fiscal cliff,"
'Fiscal cliff,' 'spoiler alert,' and 'boneless wings' all made a list of overused terms and phrases that is compiled annually by Lake Superior State University.
The vast Duck Lake fire, likely sparked by a lightning strike and unusually high temperatures, hits at what's typically the end of the Michigan wildfire season.
The headline above contains a generous sampling from this year's 'List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness.' Read on.
12/30/2011 05:10 pm