Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Banned words of 2007

Words and phrases that you are probably sick of and that are banned for 2007.

They forgot "tactical," though, of which the late Col. Jeff Cooper wrote, "We now discover that "tactical" has taken place along with "digital" as a synonym for "improved," "more efficient," or "better." I suppose this is because any suggestion that any article may have fighting as its purpose is unprintable, so we see tactical flashlights, tactical clothing, and, we can expect, tactical running shoes. Well, we keep up the struggle for clarity of expression. It is all uphill, but well worth it."


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