O.M.G. and other phrases that need to be retired…

Yesterday’s post brought a flood of emails and comments! I got the biggest kick out of what jargon my bleaders are ready to retire. I think you’re all spot-on, too.

You go, girl
My bad
Yadda, yadda, yadda
Gray (or whatever) is the new black

And so many others! Keep ’em coming! We’re going to clean up the modern vernacular, one phrase at a time.

I found out yesterday that The Choice went into its second printing before it released on January 1st, and the publisher is keeping a “watchful eye for another reprint.”

The Choice is off to a great start! I’m getting a lot of reader e-mails, which just makes my day…and then some! Fascinating to see what pops out for a reader. Each one is so different–but that’s the fun of reading. It’s a very subjective experience.

However, there is a common thread among readers which delights me: The Choice is filled with surprising twists and turns and readers say they can’t put it down.

Oh…and they’re eager for Book #2!

(Longevity is a very good thing for an author. A very, very good thing.)

There’s a terrific review of The Choice on Mean Mama’s Book Reviews. I’m not at all sure she’s a Mean Mama…seems like a lovely, wise, intelligent and discerning person to me!

About Suzanne

Suzanne Woods Fisher writes bestselling, award winning fiction and non-fiction books about the Old Order Amish for Revell Books. Her interest in the Plain People began with her Old Order German Baptist grandfather, raised in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Suzanne's app, Amish Wisdom, delivers a daily Amish proverb to your phone or iPad. She writes a bi-monthly column for Christian Post and Cooking & Such magazine. She lives with her family in California and raises puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind. To Suzanne's way of thinking, you can't take life too seriously when a puppy is running through your house with someone's underwear in its mouth.


  1. Buukluvr81 says:

    You forgot 3 phrases that need to be banned! They are:


    Ugh! I dislike those three something fierce!

    Blessings and hugs,

  2. Sarah Sundin says:

    OMG, Suzanne! That's amaaaazing! You go, girl! Oops, did I just use multiple annoying phrases in one sentence??? My bad.

  3. Suzanne says:

    Sarah! U R 2 FUNNY!

  4. Mocha with Linda says:

    I agree with most of those as well. What's funny is the _____ is the new ________ is that I've seen it with all sorts of colors and other things – pink is the new black, black is the new pink (could they make up their minds?!), messy is the new neat, 50 is the new 30, frugality is the new chic, and 20% is the new 15% (tipping).

    But one thing I think is absolutely true: Suzanne Woods Fisher is the new favorite author!

  5. Richele says:

    Ok, I'll admit I have said 24/7 in the past but I promise it will say in the past! My four year old says "Actually" all the time…ugh. My 12 year old says "whatever". I am getting pretty tired of hearing "I know, right?". I mean that doesn't even make a hill of beans of sense.

    (Hey, it's Richele…I think this will show up as MeanMamaReviews since I'll logged in there..but just in case you were wondering who this crazy lady was on your blog.)

  6. where’s my post? not writing the whole post out again lol you missed a typo mods