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Amazeballs, Glee and Me

So earlier this year I participated in a Minneapolis Star-Tribune roundup of words worth keeping and words worth dumping for 2011. My “keeper” word? Amazeballs. And suddenly now it shows up in the mouth of none other than Gwyneth Paltrow on Glee, and is used in other hip places. I love the usage, but it waters down the illusion that Olson’s Team Target made up the word. Oh well. I still feel part of an inglorious trend.

Oh and just because. Here’s more Gwyneth.

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