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The aim is to give the faculty a sense of the mindset of the incoming students.
And to give people like you and me a sense of how old we really are.
About Today’s Freshmen…
As a true sign of the times, here are some facts about the Class of 2004 to give you an idea of what incoming college freshmen are thinking about.
Banished Words: Most Overused Words Each Year
Along these same lines, the folks at Lake Superior State University in Michigan compile a list of the most overused words each year. Here’s the always-updated list of Banished Words. (Here’s the complete list of banished words from the years 1976 to the present.)
Words of the Year
- Here are the Merriam-Webster Words of the Year (2003 to the present).
- Check out the New Oxford American Dictionary’s Word of the Year
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