Catchphrases and memes reach ubiquity in mere minutes these days. How ironic, then, that the most annoying of them hang on way past their welcome? Too many of the words and phrases we marched to the gallows in 2013's list have remained in our lexicon (on our parents' Facebook feed, but still).
But we're proud to say that twerk, YOLO and cray are rarely heard now. Was that because we called them out last year? Possibly. We can only hope that 2014's batch of overused words meet the same fate.