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Northern Michigan's Lake Superior State University has released its 41st annual List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness.
A land of great failure and uselessness, a commodious anger.
While Corrie stalwart Charlie Lawson ( Jim McDonald) and his chums effortlessly piled on the points, so they did, Team Price put on a dazzling display of uselessness.
Use ready-made icing and have lots of decorations you can stick on to divert people's attention from your uselessness.
I was only 57, my husband was due to retire, and I could see years ahead of uselessness.
In particular, citizens are advised to have a battery-operated radio on hand so they can receive vital life-saving information when power is non-existent, wired media are knocked out and broadband outlets are flooded to the point of uselessness.
But it's all under control because our favourite body of uselessness, Public Health England, has warned doctors to "look out for the symptoms".
We need to get it across to the Football Association that their current uselessness and fatalism is intolerable and politically damaging to this country"- London Mayor Boris Johnson.
John Shibley and Thomas Pink of LSSU curate the "List of Words Banished From the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse, and General Uselessness.
As well as the graphite pencil illustration (an unusual illustration medium these days), what marks this picture book from some others of similar theme is the complete uselessness and folly of Mr Qwerty's inventions.
Lessness" seems to be an effort to translate the abstract concept of uselessness and purposelessness of life.
Only trouble is that when things go a lot wrong their utter uselessness gets found out.