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“Kick the can down the road” overused say word scholars

It is too late for Fred Messerle who likes to “kick the can down the road” and “move forward” and wait on “process” because of the “jaws of death” for just about everything but according to some word scholars present and future politicians need to step away from the folksy colloquialism in favor of actual substance.



Word gurus in US push ‘fiscal cliff’ off the edge (via AFP)

Language gurus at a Michigan college doubled down on the fiscal cliff Monday in their year-end bucket list of trending words and phrases that ought to be kicked down the road in 2013. Lake Superior State University’s 38th annual “List of Words to be Banished from the Queen’s English for Misuse, Overuse…



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Avatar of magix Posted by on January 1, 2013. Filed under Coos County,Oregon. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

2 Responses to “Kick the can down the road” overused say word scholars

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    magix Reply

    January 2, 2013 at 2:16 pm

    Word on the street is he is still pouting but he may work up to Tricky Dick soon

  2. susanp Reply

    January 1, 2013 at 7:34 pm

    I’m waiting for his imitation of Tricky Dick – You won’t have Freddie Messy to kick around anymore.

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