Writing & Editing 11 words and phrases everyone should stop using Whether they imply something that probably isn’t the speaker’s intent, are overused, or are simply offensive, these terms are all highly problematic. By Brad PhillipsDec. 3, 2013 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.