Ban 'echo chamber,' 'post-truth,' 'bigly' and 'dadbod'

Northern Michigan's Lake Superior State University on Saturday released its 42nd annual List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness.  

The tongue-in-cheek, non-binding list comes from suggestions to the Sault Ste. Marie school. It includes ``you, sir,'' ''focus,`` ''town hall meeting,`` ''historic,`` ''echo chamber,`` ''on fleek,`` ''bigly,`` ''listicle`` and ''get your dandruff up,`` seemingly a substitute for ''dander,`` its hair and skin kin.

 ``Bigly'' also made Merriam-Webster's Top 10 for 2016. President-elect Donald Trump was fond this year of saying ``big league'' but making it sound like ``bigly.''

List of words nominated for banishment by members of the public:

– Bete noire

– Bigly

– Dadbod

– Disruption

– Echo chamber

– 831

– Focus

– Frankenfruit

– Get your dandruff up

– Ghost

– Guesstimate

– Historic

– Listicle

– Manicured

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