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Lake Superior State University Releases 2015′s Banished Words List

Lake Superior State –- the smallest public university in Michigan -- has released its annual list of banished words.

The list’s proper name is the List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-Use, Over-Use and General Uselessness, and has been a Lake Superior tradition since 1976.

Which words have been banned this year?

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Emergency! Take a Listen to 2014′s Most Ridiculous 911 Calls

Dumb certainly seemed to be in style this year.

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Principal Loses Job Over Misspelled Sign [VIDEO, POLL]

If you ever wondered if good spelling actually matters, here's your answer.

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What’s The Most Unlikely Excuse Police Hear? Wisconsin Man Says Beer Battered Fish To Blame For Tenth DUI

I recently read somewhere that Wisconsin holds the title for the most-repeat DUI offenders.  While there is nothing humorous about that information, I would suggest that maybe they need to hold a fish fry at their next reunion meeting?

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What Happens Behind The Scenes At KOOL 101.7 May Shock You, Watch The Video

The biggest question I get asked as a Radio Talent is: Do you have tickets you can give me. Which has nothing to do with this post, the second biggest question people ask me: What do you guys do when you aren't talking on the radio. We keep things under wraps most of the time, but now you can see what actually happens during a typical day.

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‘Vape’ Is Oxford’s Word of the Year. Yes, ‘Vape.’

Electronic cigarettes are almost as cool as real ones used to be, which may explain why "vape" was selected as Oxford Dictionaries word of the year.

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Former Porn Star Wears Colander on her Head for Drivers License Photo

We enjoy freedom of religion in America, but I wonder if some people don't take things a little bit too far. Like the former porn star who insisted on wearing a colander on her head when taking her drivers license photo.

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Two California Women Have Already Lined Up for Best Buy’s Thanksgiving Day Sale

If you take a quick look at the calendar, you'll notice that Thanksgiving is still over two weeks away, yet that hasn't stopped two California women from lining up for Best Buy's Thanksgiving Day sale.

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Fan Gives Away Timberwolves Game Ticket By Taping It To A Post With A Hilarious Sign

It's no secret that Timberwolves fans have been left with plenty to be desired since their playoff run 10 years ago. With the exit of star player Kevin Love, some fans are feeling it might be even longer before the Wolves return to relevance in the NBA.

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What Should You Wear For School Pictures? A Texas School Teacher Wears The Same Outfit For Forty Years In a Row

Talk about getting use out of a set of clothes!

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Pregnant Royals Fan Goes Into Labor at World Series Game [VIDEO]

A World Series berth led to a World Series birth.

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These Are the 10 Dumbest Reasons People Have Used to Call in Sick to Work

Sometimes, honesty is not the best policy. A new poll of 3,100 employees and 2,200 hiring managers has come up with the most absurd reasons people have actually used for calling in sick.

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