A list of words that people need to 'basically' stop using

Presenter Eusebius McKaiser asked listeners to reflect on words, pronunciations and phrases that have become overkill in the South African lexicon.

Read: 10 things callers can't travel without

Below are some of the words callers and Twitter users had to contribute:

  • narrative
  • curate
  • agency
  • disingenuous
  • artisanal
  • apparently
  • rhetoric
  • cognisant
  • fundamentally
  • condemn
  • cool
  • so
  • self-correct
  • divisive
  • harass
  • deadly
  • seasoned

Also read: 14 job titles that callers can't take seriously

Take a listen to listeners call in to contribute:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : A list of words that people need to 'basically' stop using


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Caller says there is an  'implicit bias' in Dove ad

Caller says there is an 'implicit bias' in Dove ad

Eusebius McKaiser responds to a caller who asked, where is the outrage over the depiction of the Asian woman in the Dove advert ?

Yikes! 5 times listeners got invited to an ex's wedding (and what went down)

Yikes! 5 times listeners got invited to an ex's wedding (and what went down)

Callers share beautifully bizarre stories of inviting an ex to their nuptials and having them (still) involved in their lives.

10 things callers can't travel without

10 things callers can't travel without

When presenter Eusebius McKaiser travels, he always makes sure that he takes a James Baldwin book along with him.

Listen: Caller shares how police refused to help him find missing daughter

Listen: Caller shares how police refused to help him find missing daughter

Kabelo say he has run out of options and is desperate for help after he was turned away by the police.

[LISTEN] Caller shares how he overcame impulse to kill his partner

[LISTEN] Caller shares how he overcame impulse to kill his partner

Mzwanele says he had to control an impulse to harm his partner when she ended their marriage.

How do you go about your 'business' at work? Chronicles of when nature calls

How do you go about your 'business' at work? Chronicles of when nature calls

Callers tell stories proving just how awkward it is bumping into co-workers in the loo, and the lengths they go to to avoid them.

When co-workers steal from the office fridge (listeners have been there)

When co-workers steal from the office fridge (listeners have been there)

Rampant fridge theft is a heated issue in the workplace. Listeners share crazy stories about when colleagues stole their food.

Popular articles
ANC Spokesperson Pule Mabe accused of sexual harassment

ANC Spokesperson Pule Mabe accused of sexual harassment

In a letter seen by Eyewitness News a 26-year-old woman says Mabe wanted to have sex with her in exchange for a job as his PA.

10 best business books reviewed on The Money Show in 2018

10 best business books reviewed on The Money Show in 2018

Know someone who’d appreciate a business book for Christmas? These were the best ones of the year…

[LISTEN] EFF's Floyd Shivambu was a beneficiary of stolen money - Pauli van Wyk

[LISTEN] EFF's Floyd Shivambu was a beneficiary of stolen money - Pauli van Wyk

Journalist Pauli van Wyk outlines how VBS approved Brian Shivambu’s R1. 46m home loan, with a little help from his brother.

Have you run out of steam? 5 tips on how to fight burnout

Have you run out of steam? 5 tips on how to fight burnout

Clinical psychologist Hayden Knibbs explains that the brain begins to disengage from tasks when a person suffers from burnout.

[WATCH] Johnny Clegg opens up about emotional 'The Crossing' video

[WATCH] Johnny Clegg opens up about emotional 'The Crossing' video

South African legend, musician Johnny Clegg talks about the moving recording of his track The Crossing by over 50 artists.

Judge Dennis Davis explains estate duty when your spouse dies

Judge Dennis Davis explains estate duty when your spouse dies

Some recommendations by the Davis Tax Committee were met with concerns from members of the public on how they will be affected.

[WATCH] Capetonian beach-goers amused as Santa falls face first off boat

[WATCH] Capetonian beach-goers amused as Santa falls face first off boat

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.