Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Hodgepodge Questions-Volume 532

Happy new year! And welcome to the first Hodgepodge of 2024! Answer on your own blog, then jump back here tomorrow to add your link to the party. See you there! 

1. Every January 1st since 1976 Lake Superior University has published a list of words they'd like to see banished from the Queen's English. Words may be banished due to misuse, overuse or just general uselessness (go here to read more about how the words were chosen). Here are the words/phrases they'd like to see banished in 2024-

hack, impact, at the end of the day, rizz, slay, iconic, cringe worthy, obsessed, side hustle, wait for it

Which of these words/phrases would you most like to see banished from everyday speech and why? Are any of these a regular part of your speech? Is there a word not on the list that you'd like to add? 

2. What do you wish you'd done more of last year? Less of? 

3. A place you'd like to visit in this new year? Do you think you will? 

4.What are three words to sum up or describe your 2023? 

5. What advice would you like to give yourself as we begin a new year? 

6. Insert your own random thought here.