Lake Superior State University suggests we banish these words in 2004. Good on 'em. And good riddance especially to "metrosexual," "X" anything, "punked," "shock and awe," and "shots rung out." Shouldn't that last phrase have been tossed three decades ago? I mean, don't they tell you to avoid that one in Journalism 101?
LSSU is Michigan's smallest public university and they've been creating this list since 1976. There's even a web site for submitting words.