30 Things: The Highs, the Lows, the Lists
1) 30 Things People Say When They Visit the 'Chronicle' Offices
2) 30 Terms From 'Chron'-Style Volleyball
3) 30 Clooneys
4) 30 Crazy Carole Moments
5) 30 Pages of Back Page Art
6) 30 Personals/Messages/Shots in the Dark
7) 30 Essential Environmental Stories
8) 30 Ideas, Institutions, Musical Genres, etc., the ‘Chronicle’ Has Declared Dead
9) 30 Angry Letters
10) 30 Sites Around Austin That Were Transformed Into Stages
11) 30 Band Names
12) 30 Oopses: Errors We Regret
13) 30 'Chronicle' Covers of Note
14) 30 Things We Thought Were Important at the Time
15) 30 ‘Chronicle’ Halloween Mask Covers
16) 30 Plays Born in Austin That the Rest of the Country Got To See
17) 30 South by Southwest Moments
18) 30 Overused and Abused Words
19) 30 Margaret Moser Covers
20) 30 Mr. Smarty Pants Factoids
21) 30 Austin Culinary Milestones
22) 30 Telephone Calls
23) 30 Best New Bands
24) 30 Cool/Funky/Necessary Arts Spaces That Went the Way of All Things
25) 30 Examples of Cutting-Edge Technology at 'Austin Chronicle' HQ
26) 30 Worst Offenders
27) 30 Favorite Movie Bombs
28) 30 Alejandro Escovedo Hail Marys
29) 30 Overheard Quips
30) 30 Things To Love About Working at 'The Austin Chronicle'
Plus! Bonus 60:
31) 30 BRNNR Doodles
32) 30 So Gay

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30 Overused and Abused Words

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by 'The Austin Chronicle' Proofreaders

Much can be learned by perusing a publication's style guide. New additions to the Chronicle's proofreading squad are often a little surprised to find "fuck-ton," "yadda yadda yadda," and "J.Lo" explicated in the house style guide – but once they've logged some time here, it's clear that any paper as wide-ranging as the Chronicle will necessarily cultivate some odd lexical affinities.

1) boondoggle

2) myriad

3) comprise

4) mouldering

5) impact

6) cull

7) hipper-than-thou

8) porky

9) chunks

10) hearkening

11) meltingly

12) artisan

13) opined

14) proved

15) napped

16) mouthfeel

17) toothsome

18) scope

19) notched

20) sea change

21) queried

22) enthused

23) whence

24) into

25) metallurgists

26) -core

27) complement

28) -piece

29) Bright Light Social Hour

30) and more