Lake Superior State University in Michigan releases a list each year of words and phrases that are overused and need to be omitted from most people’s vocabulary. Their annual list of words and phrases that need to be banished in the New Year is out. Here are the ones they say we should stop using or overusing in 2022. Because it’s a new year, maybe it’s a good opportunity to reboot our vocabularies.

1.  “Wait, what?”

2.  “No worries”

3.  “At the end of the day”

4.  “That being said”

5.  “Asking for a friend”

6.  “Circle back”

7.  “Deep dive”

Runners up include pandemic-related phrases like “New normal”, “You’re on mute”, and “supply chain.”