When it comes to communication, what you say isn't always what you mean. And with language being an eternally evolving tool drawing on everything from personal experience to culture, trends, and straight innovation, the results can be both inspiring and, well, dreary.
Let's face it: some of the most popular phrases in the English language have either been overused to the point of being completely misunderstood, or just weren't that great to begin with. And, whether we admit it or not, we're all paying attention to who says what, and when.
The common words and phrases people use to express themselves can reveal a lot about who they are and how they see the world, and - ultimately - impacts how the world sees them. Toss in a healthy dose of Millennial ingenuity and you'll find yourself with a whole collection of phrases that may or may not make you feel "hashtag blessed."
Vote up the phrases that you're ready to see reabsorbed into the English lexicon.