Lake Superior State Banishes ‘Selfie,’ 12 Other Words in Annual List

Posted at 2:25 PM, Dec 31, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-31 14:25:25-05

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SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — Don’t take any selfies at Lake Superior State University.

The institution, located in Sault Ste. Marie, released its list of “banished words” for 2014, and the popular Instagram trend led the nominations.

Also included in the list of 13 is twerking, hashtag and Obamacare.  To view the full list and submit nominees for 2015, go to their website.