… is that we mostly grumble about the senseless arrival of imbecilic terms, and almost never celebrate their eventual exit.
Remember a few years ago when every 40-year-old Facebook hipster was saying "natch," to mean "naturally"—as in, I went to both U-2 shows, natch? Well that bullshit seems to be over.
I also dare to hope that "fail" the noun—as in, "epic fail"—is on its way out. I wish it would take with it, tsunami-like, every jerk-off who was linguistically susceptible enough to have ever said or written it.
What other receding ridiculosities ought we send off with a happy toast? I'm eager to hear your nominations, natch.