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Pulse List 2016 5 Words we don't want to hear in 2017

We can't stand these words anymore and we do not want them to make it into the New Year at all.

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Can the word slay just die already? play

Can the word slay just die already?

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We all love slangs and new words but after some time the novelty wears out. Sadly, people still hold on to these words until the coolness has been totally killed in them.

2016 had its fair share of annoying words that haunted us in real life and in social media. Enough is enough! These words should not be allowed into 2017. Please!

Are you woke tho? play

Are you woke tho?

(Jezebel )


1) Woke

Access to the Internet apparently made a lot of people feel very enlightened this year. The word 'woke' came out of thin air to describe these so-called really smart people who have an enlightened view on everyday topics. The word has been so abused right now that it has become a bore and everyone is now using it.


Can the word slay just die already? play

Can the word slay just die already?

(popsugar )


2) Slay

This is another eye-rolling word. Please, let us agree to keep this word in 2016 and not bring it into the New Year. Bloggers have sapped the fun out of this word. Everyone these days now slays even clear fashion disasters.


Nah, bro it is not lit play

Nah, bro it is not lit

(YouTube )


3) Lit

We don't need this word to crossover. Let us have fun at events without calling it lit. The word is too mainstream now and it's no longer a cool word to say. You will be judged if you utter this word in 2017.

Boring play



4) Bae

Honestly, there should be a new word to describe your significant other. Bae has been around for two years now and it has overstayed its welcome. It has been ridiculed and made fun of but we are still holding on to it. Don't be scared, let it go and find a better word in 2017.


...but it is tiring play

...but it is tiring

(The Electric Typewriter )


5) Feminism

Really should this word make it into 2017? So many Twitter feminists abused the word that the importance of it is lost on many these days. Maybe the movement needs a new name or a cool abbreviation.

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