3 phrases that have lost all meaning

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  1. This is true of language in general and is independent of communication channel. It is an excellent tool for detecting lack of clue about specific groups. A really great place for investigating this sort of thing is UPenn’s marvelous languagelog blog: http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu

    These language missteps are particularly amusing in corporatespeak and marketing:)

  2. I feel like Epic should have been #1 on this list. “That sandwich was epic , so epic infact I’ll post it to instagam.”

  3. Definitely have to add, “Amazing” to the list. I am so sick of hear that everything is amazing. He’s amazing, she’s amazing, we had such an amazing time at the party….Really? If everything is so damn amazing I must really live a boring life…

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