• Banned Word List

     

    I

    You

    We

    Nice

    Very

    A Lot

    Such As

    Stuff

    Thing

    Things

    Something

    Really

    Plus

    Even

    Just

    Me

    Like

    Got

    Get

    My

    Kid

    Quote

    Quotation

    So

    Why

    It

    All Contractions are BANNED in Formal Writing.

    In the future—beginning with the next writing assignment—any banned word, or contraction, that appears in a work submitted to me will count as -5 (minus five) points off the total grade.