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Word Watch: Iconic

slash iconicIt’s a bit late in the “new” year to be mentioning end-of-(last)-year lists… except in this case.

At the end of December (2013), BBC News Magazine published a list of 20 of 2013’s most overused words.  “Some of these terms have markedly peaked in 2013,” said the article by Vanessa Barford. “Others are post-millennial perennials that still seem to be growing.”

The latter is definitely the case with “iconic,” which is #20 on the list. Continue reading →

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