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Banned words at New York Magazine

Hugo Lindgren shared this memo tacked to the bulletin board in the office of Kurt Andersen, then-editor of New York Magazine. It listed words and phrases that Andersen didn’t want his staff using in their stories for the magazine. This reminds me of the buzz (which maybe should be a banned word as well…?) last year after the New York Times attempted to ban the words “tweet” and “hipsters.”