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Words And Phrases Revoked For Male Usage

September issue of Esquire magazine p. 85 lists, Words and phrases a man should never say:

The old heave-ho.


Easy does it.

To the extent that…

Lost the battle with… (cancer, etc).

Crunch time.

The road to the white house.

My good man.

Left in a huff.

This will lead to sharia laws.



I would like to add “neato” to this list, but regulate that if neato or yikes is ever uttered, it can only be done so in text message form. And even then only by extremely attractive gentlemen.


About maggie.

Maggie Barnes is a nonprofit and for profit business content specialist / social media consultant; and social sciences web writer interested in everything from psychology and sexuality, to technology, race, and economics. She is passionate about good communication and information accessibility.


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