I am listening to a series of lectures-on-CD by linguist John McWhorter, and am starting to think I am too hard on the peculiarities of spoken language. Most of the items on this list annoy me because they are dumb, but some are legitimate verbal English. But in revisiting these, almost every one of them makes me cringe.
Wow - this is a truly astounding list. However did you go about compiling it? It looks like the work of several years of eschewing the company of humanity as you spend each waking hour typing...typing...
I don't know what the deal is, but in Bloomington Indiana, wherein I doth make my humble abode, the term "Rubicon" is suddenly all over the place - there are businesses, an office park, a recurrent event - I think there is also a Jeep called this. I can only assume this is a fad word and I make it a point to automatically reject fads.
ruzuzu - no, Rush did a series of atheist/libertarian rants propounding the virtues of Godless science and white dogs fighting with mythical whatsits (spoiler: the doggie, personified by a bitchin' wah guitar solo, wins).