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Banned Words and Phrases

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Image from the just discovered Other People Exist ("Studies have shown that even when they are no longer there, other people continue to exist, with thoughts, feelings and desires just like you"), also the source of this wonderful screed against pet costuming.

But back to the banned words and phrases. A personal, occasional list:

1. "the tender age of"
2. "not so much"
3. impact (noun or "verb")

Also, entirely the opposite of complaining:
Welcome to the world, Henry B.!


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